[size=36]Parliamentary Finance: Correcting the final amount of the budget does not return it to Parliament[/size]
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The Parliamentary Finance Committee confirmed today, Saturday, that there is an error in sending the old schedule that was received from the Council of Ministers to the Presidency of the Republic, the total amount of the budget was estimated at 164 trillion dinars, while it confirmed that its correction does not return the budget to Parliament.
A member of the committee, Majid Al-Waeli, denied, "The Parliamentary Finance Committee knew of the perpetrator of sending the old schedule to the Presidency of the Republic."
Al-Waeli pointed out that "there is a table worth 164 trillion, which has been canceled, and that there is a paragraph dealing with this issue that reduced the total amount, and the right was given to the Minister of Finance to amend and transfer what is in proportion to the attached table, which specified the total budget amount at 129 trillion and 900 million dinars," indicating that "
He pointed out that "there is another error in one of the tables related to social researchers to the Ministry of Justice," explaining that "Article 12 of the budget includes a request to contract with 1,000 social researchers to the Ministry of Labor, and it was rejected during the voting process in the House of Representatives, but in consideration of the circumstance and the need of the ministry, it was allocated." An amount for contracting with 500 researchers for this ministry, because the issue of social welfare is very important, and social researchers are one of the pillars of this ministry’s work.
Al-Waeli added, "The parliament’s initiative to monitor the implementation of the budget is welcome, and that the formation of a committee to monitor the implementation of the budget does not intersect with the constitution and the internal system and the work of the House of Representatives," noting that "the constitution and the internal system allow the deputy to follow any item in the budget, as happened in many items. The 2019 budget that was followed up by the Finance Committee.
Earlier, 71 deputies submitted a formal request to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives to form a temporary committee to monitor the implementation of the budget.