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Tishwash: The Minister of Finance chairs an expanded meeting with the private sector to discuss the positive effects of changing the exchange rate and the executive white paper procedures

The Minister of Finance chairs an expanded meeting with the private sector to discuss the positive effects of changing the exchange rate and the procedures of the executive white paper  link

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Tishwash:  Parliamentary Finance: We reached a semi-final agreement on the 2021 budget

The Parliamentary Finance Committee announced, on Tuesday, that it had  (again) reached a semi-final agreement on the 2021 budget, with the exception of deducting the Kurdistan Region’s share.

The committee said in a statement received by Al-Eqtisad News that it “sent a letter to the Presidency of Parliament on the fifteenth of this February, in which it stated that it had completed the semi-final draft of the 2021 budget draft, and the only pending point is the text on the obligations of the Kurdistan Region, which was mentioned Details of it in Article 11 of the draft law. ”

She added, “We have met with the political blocs of various components to bridge the gap in viewpoints and come up with a consensus on the entirety of the texts contained in that draft, but until now we await a final form of agreement on the article related to the region.”

And the committee continued, “From the foregoing, we call on all concerned blocs to speed up their discussions and reach an agreement on what was contained in the draft presented to it.”

She pointed out that, “despite the attempt by some to mix the papers and attack its members, they have made great efforts to include all the rights of citizens, employees and non-employees, and workers in all sectors and for all components in the draft budget law at the level of certain segments, ministries or governorates to ensure the establishment of service and strategic projects.” And to include the rights of workers in the public and private sector  link