Parliamentary finance explains the reasons for Abdul-Mahdi not to send the budget to Parliament
08:33 - 31/12/2019
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The Parliamentary Finance Committee clarified, on Tuesday, the reasons for the failure of resigned Prime Minister [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
to send the draft budget for 2020 to Parliament, stressing that the budget is "catastrophic" in terms of deficit, which amounted to 48 trillion dinars.
"The government has the authority to send the draft 2020 budget to parliament in order to make amendments to it and then vote for approval," the committee’s rapporteur, Ahmed Al-Saffar, said in a statement to “Information.”
He added that "the resigned prime minister, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
did not send the budget to parliament, as it is a catastrophic budget and a black point in the history of Iraqi money, what pushed him not to bear the responsibility for this disaster, as it contains the largest deficit in the country's history, and it has exceeded 48 trillion dinars."
Al-Saffar stressed that "the deficit occurred as a result of what happened from the release of thousands of job grades in addition to revoking their contracts for service," noting that " [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.]
is able to overcome the deficit from the difference in the price of selling a barrel of oil, as the budget is expected to pass at a price of 54 dollars a barrel while it is sold With more than $ 60. ” 25 n ended