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Iraq’s Council of Ministers Approves 2021 Budget Bill

Iraq’s Council of Ministers on Monday evening approved the federal Budget Bill for the year 2021.

Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi on Monday chaired a meeting of the Council of Ministers, during which officials voted on the budget bill for the year 2021, the premier’s office said in a statement.

The budget bill is now expected to be sent to the Council of Representatives so that the lawmakers will discuss it and vote on it.

The Council of Ministers previously postponed the vote on the budget bill more than twice due to disagreements among the political factions. Source