[ltr]2023.06.09 - 00:04[/ltr]
Baghdad - Nas
Parliament voted, Thursday, on two articles that include the exchange rate at 130,000 dinars.
The House of Representatives also voted, earlier, on the first paragraph of the budget law.
On Thursday, the House of Representatives proceeded to vote on the draft federal budget law for the Republic of Iraq for the fiscal years (2023, 2024, 2025).
And the media department of the House of Representatives announced the start of the voting session on the budget, in the presence of 258 deputies.
The Parliament's media department stated in a statement, which "NAS" received a copy of, (June 8, 2023), that "the Speaker of the Parliament, Muhammad al-Halbousi, opened the work of the parliament session in the fifth electoral cycle, for the second legislative year, in the first legislative term."
The department added, "The session was held in the presence of 258 deputies."
According to deputies inside the corridors of Parliament, that the Finance Committee agreed to pass 15 of the budget articles at today's session, with the rest postponed to a session to be held tomorrow.
In turn, Representative Uday Awad confirmed, in a statement to the official agency, followed by "NAS", (June 8, 2023), that "today's session will witness the passing of 15 articles of the budget law, and the rest of the articles will be completed on Friday."
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