policy , 05/30/2023 10:23 , Number of readings: 264
[rtl]Baghdad - Iraq today:
The head of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Atwan Al-Atwani, called on the Presidency of Parliament to expedite the determination of the voting session on the budget during the current week.
A statement by his media office stated, “After discussing the draft general budget law in the Parliamentary Finance Committee, and striving to ripen it in a manner that preserves the higher interests of the country and guarantees the rights of our dear people alike, we call on the Presidency of the honorable House of Representatives to expedit the determination of the voting session on law this week.
Al-Atwani stressed "the importance of speeding up the approval of the general budget, 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."
He added, "We reaffirm that this law carries 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 to themselves in serving the country and seeking to pass legislation and laws that are in the interest of the citizen.”[/rtl]
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