Thursday UPDATE for May 14, 2020
Al-Kazemi and 6 other ministers are filling in the remaining cabinet jobs until the completion vote after EID. This basically makes it a full cabinet.
On Iraqi TV, parliamentary spokesmen are saying that the 2020 budget will be approved right after EID holiday and they deny that the budget will be from month-to-month.
Tishwash: Parliamentary Finance: We will approve the budget within two weeks if it arrives from the government
Member of Parliamentary Finance Committee Jamal Kujer announced, Thursday, that Parliament is in the process of approving the federal budget for the year 2020 within two weeks if it reaches the House of Representatives.
“The current government is similar to a daily caretaker government unless the parliament approves the budget as soon as possible,” Cougar said in a statement to “Information”, noting that “work is underway with Law 12/1 for the year 2019 to not pass the 2020 budget.”
He added, “The budget for the current year is an austerity budget, operational and its doors are fixed, not exceeding only the low oil prices, the Corona crisis and the employees’ salaries.”
Cougar pointed out that “approval of the budget is the only opportunity through which to overcome the status quo.” link
Booyah: Eid al-Fitr 2020 will begin in the evening of Saturday, May 23 and ends in the evening of Sunday, May 24