Don961: Parliamentary Finance: Tomorrow, Monday, will be the second reading of the budget bill
A member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Magda Al-Tamimi, announced, on Sunday, that tomorrow will be the second reading of the 2021 budget bill .
Al-Tamimi said in a statement that “tomorrow, Monday, 11/1/2021, the budget will be read for the second time by the Finance Committee, and the discussion will be opened for the members of the Council to provide their comments. About budget materials. ”
“The first and second readings of the budget are read according to the articles sent by the government, that is, without any amendment to them. After the second reading, the work of the Finance Committee begins to make amendments to the budget articles and according to the powers of the council.” LINK
Samson: Parliamentary Finance inquires from the government about Iraq’s debts and intends to host 3 officials
17:52 – 10/01/2021
On Sunday, the Parliamentary Finance Committee submitted an inquiry to the government about the size of the external and internal debt of Iraq, while it directed to host 3 government officials.
The Media Department of the House of Representatives said, in a statement received / the information / a copy of it, that “The Finance Committee held a meeting headed by Representative Haitham Al-Jubouri, Chairman of the Committee, and the attendance of the members, in which it continued to discuss the draft Federal Budget Law for 2021, and also directed to host the President of the Fund for Reconstruction of Affected Areas Terrorist operations Muhammad Al-Ani.
The committee chairman directed, “the formation of sub-committees from the Finance Committee for the purpose of studying independent budgets, namely the Supreme Judicial Council, Parliament and the High Commission for Human Rights, as well as preparing a comprehensive study on these budgets that takes into account the pressure of unnecessary expenditures.”
She explained, “The Finance Committee continued to discuss the articles and items contained in the draft budget law, as it sent a letter to the Ministry of Finance to find out the total internal and external debt until 12/31/2020, and to indicate all the sums disbursed in 2020 from donations and grants granted by either states, institutions or From the organizations, as well as the details of the amounts disbursed from the petrodollars to indicate the arrival of these sums to their beneficiaries.
The Finance Committee also directed to host the Director General of the National Oil Company (SOMO), the official of licensing rounds and the Director General of Investments at the Ministry of Oil regarding licensing rounds, discussing oil revenues and the price of a barrel of oil approved by the government in the budget compared to current oil prices, and taking into account the fluctuation of those prices While the Corona pandemic continues.”
The committee discussed “the financial allocations to the governorates and stressed the need for fairness to the governorates that were not previously taken into account for the purpose of completing lagging projects and providing services and infrastructure in them, with the committee directly monitoring the distribution of these financial ratios to the governorates and ensuring justice in this regard.” LINK
Don961: The Central Bank of Oman introduces new cash denominations
6:01 – 10/01/2021
Follow-up – Mawazine News
The Central Bank of the Sultanate of Oman introduced new denominations of currency, to complement the sixth issue of the new national banknotes.
According to the Oman News Agency, today, Sunday, the new denominations are twenty riyals, ten riyals, five riyals, one riyal, half riyals, and 100 baisa. Ended 29 / A 43 LINK
Courtesy of Dinar Guru
MilitiaMan Article quote: “She hopes that these procedures will coincide with discussions within the House of Representatives on the budget, and it should be noted that the main policy measures to protect the poor and the vulnerable have been included in the budget and discussed in the minister’s statement regarding the budget.” To protect the citizens is to delete the zeros!! imo This is HUGE.. Wow.
MilitiaMan “Agenda for the parliament session next Monday” Quote” “The House of Representatives announced, on Saturday, the agenda for its session scheduled for .next Monday, at 3 pm The agenda included 9 paragraphs, including the completion of the second reading of the 2021 Budget Law” …They told us they had 72 hours for to be ready for the second reading of the 2021 budget. Well they have sped that up to Monday, 24 hours. They need to do a positive change to the exchange rate at the same time of the HOR meeting or real close to it. ioo Looking very good, very! imo.