[size=36]A Kurdistan delegation arrives in Baghdad to hold decisive talks about the region’s share[/size]
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, today, Saturday, a delegation from the Kurdistan region arrived in Baghdad to discuss the region's share in the budget, to be approved tomorrow, Sunday.
The Director of the Office of the Deputy Prime Minister, Samir Hawrami, said, "The Kurdish delegation headed by the Deputy Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Qubad Talabani, arrived in Baghdad to discuss the share of the Kurdistan region in the budget to be voted on tomorrow."
The second deputy speaker, Bashir Al-Haddad, had previously chaired a meeting of the Parliamentary Finance Committee with 6 ministers and the head of the Federal Service Council, on the federal budget for the fiscal year 2021.
The media office of the Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Bashir Al-Haddad, said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the latter, chaired the joint meeting that was held at the Rasheed Hotel in the center of the capital Baghdad, between the Parliamentary Finance Committee and a number of ministers (oil, finance, planning) Electricity, Reconstruction and Housing, Labor and Social Affairs), in the presence of the President of the Federal Service Council.
The statement added, "During the meeting, a detailed discussion and discussion of the items and articles of the draft federal budget law for 2021, which are included in the agenda of tomorrow's session," was made, pointing to "studying budgets for service ministries and the sections of disbursement for service projects in the event that the budget is approved."
Al-Haddad stressed, "the importance of approving the budget because it affects the general situation and is linked to the work of ministries, service projects, and providing job opportunities for young people," stressing "the need to address high prices for food and commodities and find solutions and alternatives to the repercussions of the exchange rate of the Iraqi dinar."
He called on the political forces to "resolve differences to reach a consensus that paves the way for the passage of the law in accordance with legislative procedures and constitutional contexts in a manner that satisfies all parties and components and meets the needs of citizens in all governorates of Iraq."
Tomorrow, Sunday, the House of Representatives will hold a special session to vote on the draft federal budget bill for the fiscal year 2021.