[size=52]Parliament discusses the repercussions of the dollar exchange rate in the presence of the Minister of Finance[/size]
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Baghdad: Muhannad Abd al-Wahhab
The House of Representatives, in its session held yesterday, Monday, in the presence of 288 deputies, discussed the repercussions of the dollar exchange rate, in the presence of Finance Minister Ali Allawi, and the House voted on 25 permanent committees, and the formation of two temporary committees, one to amend and define the tasks of the committees in the rules of procedure and another to investigate the facts regarding the October demonstrations. At the beginning of the session, a number of deputies took the constitutional oath to fill the membership of the House of Representatives, then the Speaker of the Council, Muhammad al-Halbousi, who chaired the session, directed all parliamentary blocs to expedite the formation of parliamentary committees by distributing their members equally among all committees due to the importance of their oversight and legislative tasks, pointing out that so far The parliamentary blocs did not present their choices accurately.
The parliament voted by majority on the parliament’s presidency proposal to make the number of permanent parliamentary committees 25. It also voted to form a temporary committee headed by the first deputy speaker of the parliament, Hakim al-Zamili, and the membership of 4 deputies to amend and define the tasks of the committees in the rules of procedure and then present them to the parliament.
The council, during its hosting of the Minister of Finance, discussed the rise in the dollar exchange rate and its repercussions on the market through the rise in prices and the damage to the poor segment, as well as the discussion of the public debt and the financial policy of the Ministry of Finance and the proposed treatments.
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