Al-Saffar: Iraq will enter in 2020 with a "temporary budget"
A member of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives confirmed that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] will enter in 2020 a "temporary budget" due to the delay in its transmission by the current caretaker government due to a procedural legal problem.
Committee member [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/108494/%D8%A3%D8%AD%D9%85%D8%AF %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%B5%D9%81%D8%A7%D8%B1]Ahmed Al-Saffar[/url] said in a press statement, it was hoped that the budget will be sent to Parliament last Thursday, but we were surprised that the Prime Minister apologized for sending it due to the lack of authority to send any draft law to Parliament, including the budget, because his government is now a caretaker government.
He added: The House of Representatives inquired about that and it appeared that the Prime Minister can send important bills to the parliament in the first week of the caretaker government, stressing that: The parliament, in turn, cannot read and discuss the budget and vote on it if it is sent during the current December.
And Al-Saffar indicated that: [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] will have to adopt (a temporary budget) that is paid monthly for salaries, and the operational budget only, and the investment budget, contracts and job grades are excluded from voting until the 2020 budget.
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