2017 budget punish lax ministries in the collection cut salaries of its employees
Baghdad / peace Zidane
The government sent the beginning of last month, the budget bill to the parliament for discussion and vote onit, which set public expenditure of 100 trillion dinars. And it adopted the budget on the basis of export 3.75 million barrels per day at a price of $ 42 a barrel.
And saw economist Maitham Laibi in an interview for the "long" that "next year 's budget , " devoid of goals and there is no clear goal in which, you are a military or budget for human resource development or humanitarian balancing the budget? "He said , adding that" the budget where transparent and clear No and are not disclosed to the public and this will reflect negatively upon. "
He noted Laibi that" there is a paragraph bomb relate to punish the ministry , which does not get the required financial revenue collection fees, cutting through the current budget , which is the largest of which employees ' salaries segment in addition to maintenance . " .
He added that "this procedure difficult to achieve and the state should hold accountable those who did not get the collection in accordance with the Penal Code or in accordance with the articles on corruption and waste ofpublic money , " and called for " the abolition of this article of the draft law."
Laibi explained that " the loans in the budget amounting to 21 trillion dinars , while there are some materials conceal additional external loans such authorize the Minister of Finance after the purchase cabinet 's approval of the two Chinas (Norpenneko poly) $ 2.5 billion of weapons and ammunition in a manner postpaid addition to authorize the Minister of Finance in agreement with the oil minister to issue bonds to pay off the debts offoreign oil companies. "
It obliges Article 22 of the draft budget law, obtained by the "long", "The ministries of electricity, telecommunications, housing and construction of public and municipalities, and the Municipality of Baghdad toactivate the collection of wage electricity, telephone, water, sewer and all other fees stipulated under its own laws for services provided to citizens and business owners and factories and government agencies and thepublic sector and the other for the purpose of increasing their own resources. In the case of the failure of these parties Paljbaah for the Ministry of Finance deducting amounts from the current budget of the points above. "
In turn, he denied the parliamentary finance committee member Massoud Rostam some ministries cut salaries of state employees. He said the "long", " The article includes cutting the current budget and is not arequirement to cut employees ' salaries , " noting that "no one can cut the salaries of state employees."
On the other hand, said a member of the Finance Committee, Sirhan Ahmed "long", "there are no political problems on the financial budget for 2017 and the majority of the political blocs headed Act for a vote next Thursday , " stressing that " the budget next year where there is no jobs and contracts except the ministries of education, health, defense and interior. "
He added that "in relation to the salaries of state employees will be discussed with the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi in order that the Finance Committee determine the final position , " adding that " the financial budget promised to address the economic crisis experienced by the country."
The fiscal deficit in the budget 21 trillion dinars. And fill the deficit gap by borrowing $ 500 million from theJapan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC) to finance the Ministry of Electricity projects and $ 800 million from the Islamic Development Bank to finance projects for the benefit of Ministries of Electricity and Construction and Housing and Municipalities and Public Works, Health and the Municipality of Baghdad, Higher Education and Scientific Research , and 1.5 billion dollars from the Japanese international cooperation Agency (JICA) to finance projects for the benefit of the ministries of oil, Construction and Housing and municipalities and public works, water resources, electricity, industry and minerals, health, communications and transport, and the ministries of health, electricity belonging to the Kurdistan region.
The state also would borrow within the next year budget of $ 600 million from the German Development Bank (KFW) to finance the age of the liberated areas projects of terrorism and $ 160 million from Italy for projects and ministries of water resources and agriculture in addition to $ 2.7 billion from the United States in favor ofthe Defense Ministry, and 500 million dollars from the World Bank to finance the Ministry of Electricity and theMunicipality of Baghdad and ages, housing and financial projects, and a loan from Sweden worth half a billion dollars to finance the Ministry of Electricity projects.
Committees of the economic and financial both parliamentarians will host during the next two days , a number of ministers to conduct transfers in the budgets of some of the institutions of the state budget next year.
A member of the parliamentary Economic Committee, Najiba Najib's "long", " The Commission will host theMinisters of State and staff adult for the reallocation of certain expenses , " indicating that " the government pressured expenses dramatically and this difficult process and the reallocation of funds between ministries."
She noted that the "financial expenses in the budget of 100 trillion dinars , divided into 95 trillion dinars ,expenditures of state institutions and 5 trillion dinars to meet the internal and external debt , " adding that " the deficit in the next budget is 21 trillion dinars and will be repaid through internal and external borrowing and of IMF international and the World Bank and the Islamic Bank and the United States of America, Germany and the Central Bank. "
She stressed that " the proposed five - year leave for state employees may not include in the budget next year will be in the form of a separate law on financial budget because the budget for one year and the holiday will be granted for five years and this decision is up to the Finance Committee."
Najib noted that "next year 's budget will include the terms of the International Monetary Fund to reform theIraqi economy and save it from the rentier", pointing out that "there is a big problem facing the budget next year , a domestic and external borrowing."
MP expects " to pass the budget for fiscal 2017 Act at the end of this week or early next week because of theabsence of objection by the political blocs to it."