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Parliamentary Finance unveils new details regarding the budget .. One knot !!

The Parliamentary Finance Committee revealed, on Sunday, new details regarding the federal budget for 2021.

Committee member Shirwan Mirza said {for the Euphrates News} about “the completion of most of the budget paragraphs, except for the share of the Kurdistan region,” announcing “the committee’s willingness to submit the bill to the House of Representatives for the purpose of voting.”

He added that “the region’s share is still hampered between the political blocs, and if the blocks submitted their formula regarding the region, we will add it to the draft law; but there is no official text alternative to the government regarding the region’s share in the budget until the moment.”

Mirza said, “The Kurds have repeatedly stressed that they support any proposal that does not contradict the laws in force and is in the interest of all the Iraqi people, and we do not know why the political blocs did not present an alternative solution to vote on the budget.”

A member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee concluded, “We are waiting for the vote on the Federal Court law within the next two days, and then we will see what will happen regarding the budget.”

It is noteworthy that the Speaker of Parliament, Muhammad al-Halbousi, confirmed the parliament’s keenness to proceed with the laws that were suspended in previous sessions, most notably the Federal Supreme Court’s law, which was suspended throughout previous sessions.

Al-Halbousi also announced that the draft budget law will be in the coming days within the council’s agenda to vote on it.