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Tishwash: This is the time to officially announce the government of Mustafa Al-Kazemi

Well-informed political sources in Baghdad revealed that the Prime Minister-designate Mustafa Al-Kazemi is urging the way forward in order to finish writing his government’s program, and it is hoped that it will end next week.

The sources that spoke to (Iraq Today) revealed that “Al-Kazemi may announce his government at the end of next week, and push it to the House of Representatives on the night of the blessed month of Ramadan to pass it, and that this is delayed, because the date of the announcement will not exceed the end of the last week of this month.”

In a question to (Iraq Today), about the most prominent files that Al-Kazemi will address in his government program, the sources said, succinctly that “the Prime Minister-designate set a set of priorities, including confronting the Corona Virus pandemic, and setting up rapid remedies for the crumbling economy, and also addressing the file of corruption, as well as Regulating the status of foreign forces on Iraqi soil, social problems such as unemployment, lack of services, and responding to popular demands, as well as preparing for early parliamentary elections in response to the street call, religious reference, and other files that citizens will find in this program. ”  link

Tishwash:  Parliamentary Committee: the federal budget for Iraq for 2020 will be approved for only five months

Member of the Finance Committee of the Iraqi Parliament, MP Muhammad Sahib Al Daraji, confirmed today, Thursday, that the federal budget for 2020 will be approved for only five months.

Al-Daraji said in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA), “The options currently in place under the caretaker government are the payment of salaries and operational matters according to the 1/12 mechanism,” noting that “the 2020 budget will be sent to the parliament after the formation of the new government and will be approved for five months “.

He added that “the new government will review the budget before sending it to parliament,” noting that “approval of the budget will need more than a month in Parliament.”

And on the government of the Prime Minister-designate Mustafa al-Kazemi, MP Muhammad Sahib al-Darraji commented, “The success of the al-Kazemi government depends on the latter’s departure from the interference of political blocs by imposing the names of the ministerial cabinet,” noting that “Al-Kazemi is passed in Parliament if he provides a ministerial cabinet that is free from the interference of political blocs.”

The financial advisor to the Prime Minister, Mazhar Mohamed Saleh, had previously stressed the need to go in the short term to legislate an emergency budget, which provides financial sustainability at this stage and meets the necessary needs.   link