Parliamentary Finance calls for expediting the determination of the voting session on the budget
The first 2023/05/30
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Yesterday, Monday, the Parliamentary Finance Committee called on the Presidency of Parliament to expedite setting up a voting session on the budget.
The head of the committee, Atwan Al-Atwani, said in a statement: “After discussing the draft general budget law in the Parliamentary Finance Committee, and striving to ripen it in a manner that preserves the supreme interests of the country, and guarantees the rights of our dear people alike, we call on the presidency of the honorable parliament to expedite.” In determining the voting session on the law during the current week.
Al-Atwani explained, "The committee's emphasis on the importance of speeding up the approval of the general budget is in order to initiate development plans, rehabilitate infrastructure, continue economic reform, and focus on priority projects, especially health, housing, basic services, and support for investment and the private sector."
Al-Atwani reaffirmed that this law bears great and sensitive importance related to the livelihood of the Iraqi people, and the economic, administrative and social implications of its approval.
And he continued, "We appeal to the political forces to overcome their differences and work in a patriotic spirit in order to achieve this merit, in implementation of the covenant that the parliament and the people's representatives made on themselves to serve the nation, and to strive to pass legislation and laws that are in the interest of the citizen."
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