[size=36]Parliamentary Finance Head: Tomorrow is a critical day[/size]
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, Chairman of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Hassan Al-Kaabi, confirmed today, Monday, that tomorrow will be decisive for the vote on the Food Security Law, while indicating that its approval will be before the end of the legislative term.
Al-Kaabi said in a speech during the meeting of the Finance Committee regarding the emergency support law, according to the official news agency, that "the committee resumed its meeting today in the presence of members of the Legal Committee and the Chairman of the Martyrs Committee," noting that "the law will be approved before the end of the legislative term on the 9th of this month." .
He added that "there is only this day left to vote on the paragraphs of the law, and there is agreement on the total financial allocations contained in it, which did not exceed 25 trillion dinars," noting that "the financial allocations are distributed to the important and necessary sectors in the law that pertain to food security in the Ministry of Trade, such as the card. Training, buying local and imported wheat, and allocations of farmers, in addition to the allocations of the Ministry of Electricity of gas dues and debts, and importing gas during the summer season.
And he indicated that "the allocations of lecturers, certificate holders, contracts and daily wages were included in the law, with the authorization of the Minister of Finance to complete the necessary procedures according to the powers of the executive authority," pointing out that "it included the allocations of those covered by social welfare, petrodollars for oil-producing and refined governorates, and an amount for compensations for those affected by military operations and military mistakes, As well as sums to the Foundations of Martyrs and Prisoners who were subjected to injustice in the past eras, and whose budgets were not authorized during the previous years.
Al-Kaabi expressed his hope that "the House of Representatives will deal in a spirit of cooperation and keep it away from political rivalries, and that the citizen will feel represented in the House of Representatives," explaining that "there are minor differences that will be resolved either in the House of Representatives or in the Finance Committee, and all opinions are respected."
He continued, "We are going through political, security and economic conditions, and the world is facing these crises, especially after the rise of commodities at a time when Iraq suffers from a fragile economy that depends on oil," pointing out "the need to take advantage of abundance and make it in the interest of the citizen."
He stressed that "the Finance Committee will end today's vote on the law to present it to the House of Representatives tomorrow," explaining that "tomorrow will be crucial to vote on the law by approval or rejection, and this is the opinion of the members of the House of Representatives." Ended 29/N33