Samson: The latest developments in the Food Security Law
A parliamentary source revealed, today, Monday, the latest developments in the Emergency Support and Food Security Law.
The source told Al Furat News that: "The Parliamentary Finance Committee has now concluded its meeting on the Food Security Law after completing the law from a technical point of view."
He pointed out that "issuing a directive for the heads of the parliamentary blocs to hold a meeting at the house of Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi regarding the food security law."
The source suggested that "the voting session on the law will be postponed until next Wednesday until the final position is decided by the blocs." LINK
Parliamentary directive to expedite the approval of the proposed retirement and social security law for workers
6th June, 2022
The First Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hakim Al-Zamili, directed, on Monday, the Parliamentary Committees “Services and Construction” and “Labour and Civil Society Organizations” to complete the parliamentary procedures related to the proposed retirement and social security law for workers and give it great attention, in order to complete it as quickly as possible.
Al-Zamili indicated, in a statement, that “Nass” received a copy of it, (6 June 2022), that “this law is among the most important laws that, if enacted, will contribute significantly to tackling unemployment and creating job opportunities for young people, as it will guarantee them all pension rights and privileges.
During their work in the private sector, similar to government sector employees, and thus will encourage work in the private sector and the development of investment projects that will contribute to increasing the gross national product.
The statement added, "This proposal comes according to the text of the letter sent to the two committees, based on the text of Article (60/second) of the valid Constitution of the Republic of Iraq."
MilitiaMan: The Food Security Law is now out to the last day of session in Parliament. Not only that but, this Social Security Law is on the table too. No coincidence the Kurds are in town to talk about the HCL or at least the oil law that the constitution has ruled on. I am fairly sure these items all go hand and glove with what we are looking for. If we think about it.. Each of them have rate centricity. Just as there is now a move to dissolve the Kurds, they are under immense pressure now.. It is all about the whole of Iraq. Wow! Sadr is all about the people. ~ MM
The delegation of the Kurdistan Regional Government begins its round of talks in Baghdad
6th June, 2022
A negotiating delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government arrived today, Monday, in Baghdad to hold a new round of talks with the Iraqi government.
Upon arrival, the delegation held a meeting at the Iraqi Financial Supervision Bureau, to hold other meetings with government officials in Baghdad.
The delegation includes the Minister of the Region for Negotiations with the Federal Government, Khaled Shwani, Chief of Cabinet of Ministers of the Region, Omid Sabah, Head of the Coordination and Follow-up Department, Abdul Hakim Khusraw, and Head of the Financial Supervision Bureau in the Region, Khal Hadi Jawishli.
"On March 29, Iraq’s Oil Ministry and National Oil Company (INOC) hosted a meeting with international industry consultants to discuss “mechanisms for managing the Kurdistan region’s oil industry in accordance with constitutional principles.” A statement by the Ministry said the meeting discussed the structures and provisions of Kurdistan’s existing oil contracts.
The consultations appear to be part of the federal government’s preparations to implement the Supreme Federal Court’s decision that declared the KRG’s oil and gas legislation to be unconstitutional and required the federal government to take over oil production in the region." LINK
A Lawsuit Before The Federal To Dissolve The Authorities Of The Kurdistan Region
6th June, 2022
The Federal Court is considering a lawsuit submitted to it, in order to dissolve the authorities of the Kurdistan Region, on charges of "rebellion" against the Constitution and not submit to its decisions.
The Minister of Finance reveals the jobs and the amount of the emergency support law and threatens to cut the share of the Kurdistan region
He explained that "to maintain the spending ceiling, it is preferable to legislate a law under the name of the Generations Fund, but if this is not possible, the Ministry of Finance has the ability to manage it implicitly according to the available liquidity."
And Allawi said that "the decision of the Federal Court on the region's oil will force the Ministry of Finance to take into consideration the repercussions of this decision and not to give the Kurdistan region 12 percent and other allocations, unless a decision is reached to limit the region's oil exports to the hands of the federal government represented by SOMO," noting that "" Kurdistan region's oil exports after the Federal Court's decision have become illegal and no financial allocation for the region can be included in the current year's budget unless the issue of oil export is resolved and restricted to the hands of SOMO. LINK
MilitiaMan: Talk about the ratcheting up of the pressure.. WOW... Timing strategic moves like this are so important.. ~ MM
Parliament: Federal Government Funds Go To Kurdish Leaders
6th June, 2022
Member of the Security and Defense Committee, Mahdi Taqi Al-Amerli, confirmed, on Monday, that the abuse of the Iraqi judiciary by the authorities of the region is unacceptable and everyone must respect its decisions, while he saw that the money that the central government gives to the region goes to Kurdish leaders and not in projects that serve the Kurdish citizen.
Al-Amerli said in an interview with the Information Agency, "The failure of the Kurdistan judiciary to comply with the decisions of the Federal Court and the Central Government, gives a clear indication that the political decision in the region is exploited for the interests of the Kurdish leaders," adding, "Everyone must respect the decisions of the Supreme Judicial Council, as they represent the sovereignty of the region." Country".
He continued, "The central government gives huge sums of money to the Kurdistan region and we have no problem in this regard, but with great regret that these huge sums go to prominent Kurdish leaders in the Kurdish political scene and are not entered or benefited from in development projects that serve the Kurdish citizen," stressing “There is a parliamentary movement to deter Kurdish abuses against the Iraqi judiciary and to seize these sums for the benefit of the Kurdish political forces.”
In an interview with the Information Agency, a member of the Kurdistan Regional Parliament, Diyari Anwar, had confirmed earlier, that "the Kurdish people have run out of patience with the bad economic conditions in the region," adding that "the delay in the distribution of salaries, the presence of thousands of unemployed people, and the high rates Poverty, all of which portend major demonstrations against the poor conditions that the ruling parties endure.” LINK