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The Iraqi Parliament receives the draft 2020 budget

The representative of the government in the Iraqi parliament announced on Monday the arrival of the country’s draft fiscal year 2020 budget to Parliament.

The representative of the government, Torhan Al-Mufti, informed the members of parliament during the session that the draft budget had reached the parliament, according to Shafaq News Agency correspondent.

On September 14, the Iraqi Council of Ministers approved the draft federal budget bill for the year 2020, indicating that it was sent to the House of Representatives.

Earlier, the Parliamentary Economic and Investment Committee revealed that the size of the federal budget deficit for 2020 amounted to 45%, indicating that it focuses on securing salaries and financing the ration card, as well as facing the Corona pandemic. Source