11:24 - 2023-03-07
Today, Tuesday, the government spokesman, Basem Al-Awadi, confirmed that the draft general budget law for the year 2023 was not included in the regular cabinet session.
Al-Awadi said, in a press statement, that "the draft general budget law for the year 2023 is not included in the agenda of the Council of Ministers at its regular session scheduled to be held today, Tuesday."
He added, "The draft budget law for the current year will be ready and will be sent to the House of Representatives by the end of this month."
He pointed out that "the budget for the current year will be for the first time devoted to the implementation of the government program, whether the service or the private sector and all that the ministerial program pledged."
Prime Minister Muhammad Shia al-Sudani had previously directed the importance of the budget being at the level of ambition, and that it put in its priorities meeting the needs of citizens for services, stressing the need to take it upon itself to effectively address the problem of electricity shortages, which greatly affected the life of the citizen and the economic sectors. in the country.
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