Parliamentary Finance: 7 trillion dinars, the expected deficit in the salaries of employees and retirees
The Finance Committee revealed in the House of Representatives, an expected deficit in the salaries of employees, retirees and the social protection network, up to 7 trillion dinars, and attributed that to the ill-considered decisions taken by the Council of Ministers.
The head of the committee, [url=https://www.thebaghdadpost.com/ar/Story/t/772/%D9%87%D9%8A%D8%AB%D9%85 %D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D8%A8%D9%88%D8%B1%D9%8A]Haitham al-Jabouri,[/url] said in a press statement: " [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] is currently going through several challenges on a number of levels, the most dangerous of them on the economic side, as all problems can be addressed through dialogue, postponement and procrastination, except for the files related to people's livelihoods."
Al-Jubouri added: "The rate of increase in expenditures for the current year compared to the past reached 40%, in the face of a large decrease in oil and non-oil imports," noting that "the solution will be two axes, the first is the pressure of expenditures and the second is to increase non-oil revenues."
He explained: "The increase in expenditures is caused by ill-considered decisions issued by the Council of Ministers," noting: "The salary increases amounted to 8 trillion dinars, the pensioners' dues are 3.5 trillion dinars, and the social protection network is 1.4 trillion dinars, in addition to increasing the import of gas and electricity. And external debt. "
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