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Parliamentary Finance Submits A Proposal To Settle The Petrodollars Debts To The Provinces

Political  Saturday 13 March 2021 | 05:13 pm| Views: 48  The Parliamentary Finance Committee announced, on Saturday, that it had submitted a proposal to calculate the accumulated dues owed by the federal government to the provinces from petrodollars, and to settle them from high oil prices. Magda Al-Tamimi, a member of the Finance Committee, said in a press statement that “most of the southern oil-producing provinces have financial dues from petrodollars owed by the central government, accumulated for several years.”

And she added, “I submitted a proposal to calculate this money, especially the governorates of Basra and Dhi Qar, and settle it with the government to pay it from the increase in oil prices.” She explained that “this money can solve many problems and complete the provincial projects if they are removed from the hands of the corrupt and meet services and infrastructure.”   https://aynaliraqnews.com/index.php?aa=news&id22=144928

Al-Bajari: Parliamentary Energy Has Settled The Fate Of The Increase In Oil Prices In The Budget

6 hour ago Iraq   Member of the Parliamentary Oil and Energy Committee, Representative Zahra Al-Bajari

A member of the Parliamentary Oil and Energy Committee, Representative Zahra Al-Bajari, confirmed today, Saturday, March 13, 2021, that the surplus from high oil prices will not be added to the current year’s budget.

Al-Bajari said, in a press statement, that “the official price of oil, which is fixed in the budget, was 42 dollars, and after the rise in prices in the markets, we fixed the price of oil in the budget to 45 dollars,” noting that “the current rise in oil is not fixed, but is constantly changing and subject to health matters.” Global and environmental; therefore, it is not possible to adopt the current prices in points and fix it in the budget. ”

A member of the parliamentary energy explained that “the surplus from current prices will be approved to fill the budget deficit of 24 trillion dinars, in addition to repaying loans and raising the financial treasury of the Iraqi state.”    https://www.radionawa.com/all-detail.aspx?jimare=23878

United Nations: Iraq Needs Additional Support From Donor Countries

Saturday 13 March 2021  102  Baghdad: Hazem Muhammad Habib  The United Nations World Food Program in Iraq revealed that the price of the food basket rose to 14 percent after the devaluation of the local currency against the dollar, while calling for formulating policies to increase the contribution to the gross domestic product. He noted that 10% of people use “coping strategies” to help with their condition.

The program announced that poverty rates have reached 31.7%, while calling for additional support from donor countries to Iraq.

The representative of the World Food Program in Iraq, Abdul Rahman Megaj, told Al-Sabah: “The World Food Program monitors the prices of foodstuffs, including the average food basket of 2,100 calories per day.” He noted that 10% of people use “coping strategies” to help with their condition, because they do not have enough food to eat. Of those 10%, about 35% buy cheaper food, and of the same 10%, about 27% borrow food.

And the regular monitoring of the World Food Program, last December, showed that about 3 million people in Iraq, of whom 731,000 were internally displaced, did not have enough food.

Megaj added, “The World Food Program is working this year to reach 849,000 people across Iraq, through monthly support for the most vulnerable people, building resilience and school feeding programs, in addition to government support, including digitization and reform of the public distribution system for rations.” Food, and the work of the World Food Program is expanding in the south of the country, where poverty indicators are among the worst. The poverty rate in Iraq is about 31.7%.

He revealed, “The average price of the food basket has increased by 14% since the devaluation and is expected to remain at a new high level, which will directly affect the food security of the vulnerable population in Iraq, especially the displaced, returnees, refugees and other vulnerable Iraqis.”

The representative of the program stated that “it is necessary to support imports of basic foodstuffs, to help reduce the impact of devaluation on the purchasing power of vulnerable Iraqis. It will also be necessary to formulate policies to increase the contribution to GDP from sectors other than oil, and to reduce economic dependence on Oil exports by boosting food production the local”.

Regarding the ration card items, he explained that “according to the recommendations of the National White Book for Iraq, focusing the public distribution system on the most vulnerable people will be necessary to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the system, and thus support the most needy families by providing the required foodstuffs monthly without Interruption. ”

He pointed out that “data-based decision-making and policy planning are also important and it is necessary to monitor food security at the national level and early warning systems, link main data sets and determine when action is required, which will allow Iraq to respond proactively to food security needs.”

The representative of the United Nations World Food Program in Iraq added, “Although the government has taken appropriate measures, the humanitarian and development actors in the country also need to increase efforts to mitigate the impact of devaluation on vulnerable groups. Additional support will also be needed from the government.” Donor countries at this time  Difficult”.    LINK

A Statement From The United Nations On The Rise Of The Dollar In Iraq: Raising The Food Basket To 14%

Economie| 09:25 – 13/03/2021   BAGHDAD – Mawazine News  The United Nations World Food Program in Iraq revealed, on Saturday, that the price of the food basket has risen to 14 percent after the devaluation of the local currency against the dollar, while calling for formulating policies to increase the contribution to the gross domestic product. He noted that 10% of people use “coping strategies” to help with their condition.

The program announced that poverty rates have reached 31.7%, while calling for additional support from donor countries to Iraq.

“The World Food Program monitors food prices, including the average food basket of 2,100 calories per day,” said the representative of the World Food Program in Iraq, Abdul Rahman Megaj, according to the official newspaper. He noted that 10% of people use “coping strategies” to help with their condition, because they do not have enough food to eat. Of those 10%, about 35% buy cheaper food, and of the same 10%, about 27% borrow food.

And the regular monitoring of the World Food Program, last December, showed that about 3 million people in Iraq, of whom 731,000 were internally displaced, did not have enough food.

Megaj added, “The World Food Program is working this year to reach 849,000 people across Iraq, through monthly support for the most vulnerable people, building resilience and school feeding programs, in addition to government support, including digitization and reform of the public distribution system for rations.” Food, and the work of the World Food Program is expanding in the south of the country, where poverty indicators are among the worst. The poverty rate in Iraq is about 31.7%.

He revealed, “The average price of the food basket has increased by 14% since the devaluation and is expected to remain at a new high level, which will directly affect the food security of the vulnerable population in Iraq, especially the displaced, returnees, refugees and other vulnerable Iraqis.”

The representative of the program stated that “it is necessary to support imports of basic foodstuffs, to help reduce the impact of devaluation on the purchasing power of vulnerable Iraqis. It will also be necessary to formulate policies to increase the contribution to GDP from sectors other than oil, and to reduce economic dependence on Oil exports by boosting domestic food production. ”

Regarding the ration card items, he explained that “according to the recommendations of the National White Book for Iraq, focusing the public distribution system on the most vulnerable people will be necessary to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the system, and thus support the most needy families by providing the required foodstuffs monthly without interruption.”

He pointed out that “data-based decision-making and policy planning are also important and it is necessary to monitor food security at the national level and early warning systems, link main data sets and determine when action is required, which will allow Iraq to respond proactively to food security needs.”

The representative of the United Nations World Food Program in Iraq added, “Although the government has taken appropriate measures, the humanitarian and development actors in the country also need to increase efforts to mitigate the impact of devaluation on vulnerable groups. Additional support will also be needed from the government.” Donor countries in this difficult time. ”Ended 29 / A43

https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=145290

A Statement From The United Nations On The Rise Of The Dollar In Iraq: Raising The Food Basket To 14%

Economie| 09:25 – 13/03/2021   BAGHDAD – Mawazine News

The United Nations World Food Program in Iraq revealed, on Saturday, that the price of the food basket has risen to 14 percent after the devaluation of the local currency against the dollar, while calling for formulating policies to increase the contribution to the gross domestic product. He noted that 10% of people use “coping strategies” to help with their condition.

The program announced that poverty rates have reached 31.7%, while calling for additional support from donor countries to Iraq.

“The World Food Program monitors food prices, including the average food basket of 2,100 calories per day,” said the representative of the World Food Program in Iraq, Abdul Rahman Megaj, according to the official newspaper. He noted that 10% of people use “coping strategies” to help with their condition, because they do not have enough food to eat. Of those 10%, about 35% buy cheaper food, and of the same 10%, about 27% borrow food.

And the regular monitoring of the World Food Program, last December, showed that about 3 million people in Iraq, of whom 731,000 were internally displaced, did not have enough food.

Megaj added, “The World Food Program is working this year to reach 849,000 people across Iraq, through monthly support for the most vulnerable people, building resilience and school feeding programs, in addition to government support, including digitization and reform of the public distribution system for rations.” Food, and the work of the World Food Program is expanding in the south of the country, where poverty indicators are among the worst. The poverty rate in Iraq is about 31.7%.

He revealed, “The average price of the food basket has increased by 14% since the devaluation and is expected to remain at a new high level, which will directly affect the food security of the vulnerable population in Iraq, especially the displaced, returnees, refugees and other vulnerable Iraqis.”

The representative of the program stated that “it is necessary to support imports of basic foodstuffs, to help reduce the impact of devaluation on the purchasing power of vulnerable Iraqis. It will also be necessary to formulate policies to increase the contribution to GDP from sectors other than oil, and to reduce economic dependence on Oil exports by boosting domestic food production. ”

Regarding the ration card items, he explained that “according to the recommendations of the National White Book for Iraq, focusing the public distribution system on the most vulnerable people will be necessary to increase the efficiency and effectiveness of the system, and thus support the most needy families by providing the required foodstuffs monthly without interruption.”

He pointed out that “data-based decision-making and policy planning are also important and it is necessary to monitor food security at the national level and early warning systems, link main data sets and determine when action is required, which will allow Iraq to respond proactively to food security needs.”

The representative of the United Nations World Food Program in Iraq added, “Although the government has taken appropriate measures, the humanitarian and development actors in the country also need to increase efforts to mitigate the impact of devaluation on vulnerable groups. Additional support will also be needed from the government.” Donor countries in this difficult time. ”Ended 29 / A43

https://www.mawazin.net/Details.aspx?jimare=145290

Parliamentary Finance Brings Good News To All Contractors And Employees In The Ministries Of The State

Pratha News Agency109 2021-03-13  Today, Saturday, the Parliamentary Finance Committee announced the allocation of more than one trillion dinars for those covered by Resolution 315 in the 2021 budget.

Committee member Thamer Theban said in statements that “the allocation of more than one trillion dinars for those covered by Resolution 315 in the 2021 Budget includes all contractors and employees in the state ministries.”

He indicated that “the budget provisions will go ahead in Monday’s session, whether or not there is an agreement with the region.”    http://burathanews.com/arabic/news/388232

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