[size=36]Member of Parliamentary Finance: The budget may be approved before Eid.. This is what is related to the salary scale[/size]
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a member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Jamal Cougar, said, on Thursday, that Article Three of the Financial Management Law confirmed that the government is mandated to send a draft budget for three years to Parliament, provided that the first year is mandatory, while the second and third years are proposed, and the government has the right to adhere to it from or not.
Cougar added, "Parliament will vote on three budgets, the first of which will be binding on the government without manipulation, while the second and third are proposals that can be changed according to data on oil prices, the exchange rate of the dollar and resources," noting that "the budget will not be delayed in approval in Parliament and may be approved before Eid." Mushrooms".
He pointed out that "the committee will work on studying the 2023 budget, being the original, and that it will study the 2024 and 2025 budgets as proposed budgets subject to change and modification," noting that the committee "wanted to include the new salary scale with the budget, because the government will not be able to implement it after that," according to The official newspaper "Al-Sabah".
And he continued, “The government had to include the salary scale before sending the budget to parliament because the issue of amending the salary scale means adjusting the salaries of all state employees, in addition to the fact that the parliament does not have the right to add amounts, unlike the government, which can coordinate with the Finance Committee by adding or transferring amounts.” From other chapters and adding them to the employees’ salaries,” pointing out that “the council does not have the authority to add this ladder without the government’s request.”
Regarding the budget deficit, Cougar explained that "the government has set a deficit estimated at 63 trillion dinars in the budget, which is very large compared to the previous budget, in which the deficit amounted to 30 trillion, and the Finance Committee was not satisfied with it at the time," adding, "But although the budget will be passed for agreement on it, but This deficit is an incorrect and dangerous situation, and the government will certainly resort to borrowing." Ended 29/N33