policy , 06/07/2023 10:24 , the number of readings: 168
[rtl]Baghdad - Iraq today:[/rtl]
[rtl]The independent deputy in the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Hadi Al-Salami, confirmed that the Iraqi parliament representatives will continue their work in order to approve the draft general budget law for the country, indicating that none of the members has received a copy of the draft law so far.
Hadi Al-Salami said, in a press statement, to answer questions posed to them by citizens in Najaf and other provinces in Iraq, that "in the framework of following up on the general budget, which is related to the interests of the Iraqi people, next Thursday has been set as the date for holding the parliamentary session to vote on the draft law."
He added, "None of the members of parliament has yet been handed over a copy of the budget, not even the tables related to it," noting that "the representatives are present in the parliament building from morning until evening for that."
"According to the rules of procedure of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, members of parliament must be handed a copy of the draft budget law and the schedules included in it, for the purpose of reviewing it. The majority of parliamentarians have a positive role in the draft law," al-Salami said.
Al-Salami indicated, "There are violations and abuses that need to be amended in the budget. The Finance Committee has not yet voted on the draft law, and our follow-up continues" of the file.[/rtl]
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