Text of the draft 2014 budget law sent to parliament
Tue Jan 21 2014 02:58 | (Voice of Iraq)
Behalf of the people
Resolution No. ()
Based on what passed the House of Representatives, according to the provisions of subsection (I) of Article (61) and item (iii) of Article (73) of the Constitution
President of the Republic decided on / / 2013
Issuing the following law:
Law No. () for the year 2014 /
General Budget Law of the Federal Republic of Iraq for the financial year 2014 /
Article 1 - First:
A estimated revenues of the federal budget for the financial year 2014 / amount of $ (139 640 628 585) thousand dinars (one hundred and nine and thirty thousand and six hundred and forty billion, six hundred and twenty-eight million, five hundred and eighty-five thousand dinars) as shown in (Table / A revenue according to the numbers) attached to this law
B calculate the revenue from export of crude oil on the basis of the average price of $ (90) per barrel and the rate of export of (3400000) barrels per day (three million, four hundred thousand barrels per day) Dmenhma (400,000) barrels a day (four hundred thousand barrels per day) for amounts crude oil producer in the Kurdistan region and the intervention of all revenue actually in the Development Fund for Iraq (dfi) or any formation last replaced after the discount (5%) for war reparations Kuwait or any other ratio determined by the Security Council and paid to the United Nations.
Second, is committed to the ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry to register all amounts of cash grants that get under memorandums of understanding with the governments or institutions of foreign income once the public treasury of the Federal and the Federal Ministry of Finance re-allocated for the purposes of which was awarded to for it and in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Planning.
Third, restrict the amount of donations given to the ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry after its acceptance by the Minister of Finance of the Federal income once the public treasury and federal, that the Federal Minister of Finance allocated to credit the ministry or organization is not related to the Ministry of the Exchange in accordance with the purposes granted to created.
Fourth: restrict the amounts of the grants or contributions by governments and foreign institutions to ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry or the provinces and the provincial councils under the memoranda of understanding income once the Treasury whether these grants and contributions in the form of technical assistance or implementation of projects that are under Akiemha speculative in the records of the ministry or organization is not related to the Ministry or the regions and provinces and provincial councils animate the relationship and be accepting cash donations or in-kind and re-allocation of coordination between the beneficiaries and all of the ministries of Planning and Finance
Fifth, is calculated amounts of the grants and subsidies unused funds allocated to government departments and public sector companies, the end of the financial year 2013 / according to the accounting standards used to calculate the final exchange is considered excess funds or paid in excess along these lines down payment at the expense of the grant allocated to the department or unit in a year Finance / 2014.
Expenditure and deficit
Article 2, first expenses:
The sum of $ (163416518003) thousand dinars (one hundred and sixty-three thousand, four hundred and sixteen billion, five hundred and eighteen million, three thousand dinars) for the expenses of the fiscal year 2014 / distributed according to (field / 3 total expenses) from (Table / c expenditure by ministries) attached to this law
A sum of $ (62903313207) thousand dinars (sixty-two thousand nine hundred and three billion and three hundred and thirteen million, two hundred and seven thousand dinars) for project expenditures distributed according to (field / 2 the expenses of the investment projects) of the (Table / c expenditure by ministries) attached to this law .
B the amount of $ (98793961796) thousand dinars (ninety-eight thousand, seven hundred and ninety-three billion nine hundred and sixty-one million, seven hundred and ninety six thousand dinars) for current expenditure in accordance with the (field 1 / current expenditures of the (Table / c expenditure by ministries) attached to this law
A sum of $ (1719243000) thousand dinars (one thousand seven hundred and nineteen billion, two hundred and forty-three thousand dinars) for capital expenditures in accordance with the field / 3 of the capital expenditure table / c expenditure by ministries attached to this law
D The sum of $ (150000000) thousand dinars (one hundred and fifty billion dinars) contingency reserve within the provisions of other expenses to offset the Federal Ministry of Finance out assignments in item (First b) referred to above.
The distribution of the total expenditure by sectors and activities will be as in the table (b) attached to this law, as follows:
1 security and defense expenses: (23,696,430,900) thousand dinars (twenty-three thousand, six hundred and ninety six billion, four hundred and thirty million nine hundred thousand dinars)
2 Education: (13,383,772,100) thousand dinars (thirteen thousand three hundred and eighty-three billion, seven hundred and seventy-two million, one hundred thousand dinars)
3 Power: (32,126,131,900) thousand dinars (Thirty-two thousand, one hundred and twenty-six billion, one hundred and thirty-one million nine hundred thousand dinars)
4 Environment and Health: (6,679,974,800) thousand dinars (six thousand, six hundred and seventy-nine billion, nine hundred and seventy-four million and Tmnmaip thousand dinars)
5 Social Services: (25.953659 billion) thousand dinars (five and twenty thousand nine hundred and fifty-three billion, six hundred and fifty-nine million dinars)
6 water, sewage and sanitation: (3,965,596,900) thousand dinars (three thousand nine hundred and sixty-five billion, five hundred and ninety-six million nine hundred thousand dinars)
7 Transport and Communications: (2,301,720,650) thousand dinars (two thousand three hundred and one billion seven hundred and twenty million six hundred and fifty thousand dinars)
8 agricultural sector: (3,083,108,600) thousand dinars (three thousand and eighty-three billion, one hundred and eight million, six hundred thousand dinars)
9 industrial sector: (1,410,576,400) thousand dinars (one thousand four hundred and ten billion, five hundred and seventy six million, four hundred thousand dinars)
10 Construction and Housing: (1,875,807,300) thousand dinars (Tmnmaip thousand and seventy-five billion and Tmnmaip and seven million three hundred thousand dinars)
11 Culture, Youth and clubs and federations: (3,111,954,300) thousand dinars (three thousand, one hundred and eleven billion nine hundred and fifty-four million and three hundred thousand dinars)
12 departments of central and local public: (13,993,193,151) thousand dinars (thirteen thousand nine hundred and ninety-three billion, one hundred and ninety three million, one hundred and fifty and one thousand dinars) distributed as follows:
A (4473025633) thousand dinars (four thousand, four hundred and seventy-three billion dollars and twenty-five million, six hundred and thirty-three thousand dinars) for the central departments
B (9520167518) thousand dinars (nine thousand five hundred and twenty-one billion, one hundred and sixty-seven million five hundred and eighteen thousand dinars) for the local departments
13 domestic and international debt: (12.073795 billion) thousand dinars (twelve thousand and seventy-three billion, seven hundred and ninety-five million dinars)
14 Kurdistan region: (19,760,797,002) thousand dinars (nineteen thousand, seven hundred and sixty billion seven hundred and ninety-seven million dinars and Alpha)
D The sum of $ (7412000000) thousand dinars (seven hundred thousand, four hundred and twelve billion dinars (l) reconstruction and development projects of the regions and provinces, including Kurdistan) out of allocations referred to in clause (I / A) of Article (2) above is distributed by the hearts of every province and implemented as follows:
1 on the governor to submit a plan reconstruction of the province, districts and areas affiliate ratified by the provincial council to the Federal Ministry of Planning (in coordination with the boards of counties and districts) for the purpose of examination and approval that take into account the worst-hit areas in the province, and that the distribution of the allocations of the province of amounts (reconstruction and development projects, regions and provinces, including Kurdistan) to districts and areas associated with them according to population ratios for each of them after the exclusion of strategic projects that benefit more than one hand or eliminate not exceed the cost of the new strategic projects to 20% of the allocations of the province
2 The conservative exclusively implement the reconstruction plan approved by the Cabinet of maintaining responsibility for overseeing implementation only
E allocated amount (1748786353) thousand dinars (one thousand seven hundred and forty-eight billion, seven hundred and eighty-six million and three hundred and fifty-three thousand dinars) as projects to producing provinces out of the allocations referred to in clause (First a) of Article (2) above and to maintain the right to dispose and the use of no more than (50%) of the allocations referred to above for the purpose of import of electric power, or provide services to the province, cleaned and current expenditures, including wages for new contractors, according to the needs of the province and the priority spending areas hardest hit by the production, oil refining and environmental protection projects through a carry the required coordination with each of the ministries of finance and planning federated equivalent (1) dollars for each barrel of crude oil producer in the province, and (1) dollars for each barrel of crude oil refined in refineries to maintain and (1) a dollar for every 150 cubic meters a producer of natural gas in the province is being distributed by the production of each province and Muslim to the federal government and that is an accounting adjustments after audited by the Office of Financial Supervision in the federal budget the following year
Second, the deficit
A total planned deficit for the federal public budget for the financial year / 2014 (23775889418) thousand dinars (twenty-three thousand, seven hundred and seventy-five billion and Tmnmaip and Eighty-nine million, four hundred and eighteen thousand dinars) and covers the shortfall of cash retained in the Development Fund for Iraq dfi and borrowing internal and external, and the proportion of savings is expected to increase selling prices or increased oil production
B authorizes the Federal Minister of Finance the power to continue to borrow from the International Monetary Fund which complements the sum of (4.5) billion dollars (four billion five hundred million dollars) and the World Bank which complements the $ 2 billion dollars (two billion dollars) during the year 2014 / Using the SDR sdr limits of (1.8) billion dollars (one billion, eight hundred million dollars) to cover the projected shortfall in the federal budget in addition to domestic borrowing by the Treasury bonds and remittances
C authorize the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank of Iraq to borrow an amount (500000000) dollars (five hundred million dollars) from the Islamic Development Bank and that the allocated amount (225 million) dollars (two hundred and twenty-five million dollars) to the Ministry of Construction and Housing for the purpose of financing the works to prepare Highway No. 1 / and that the remaining amount is used for projects other ministries in agreement with the Islamic Development Bank.
General and Final Provisions
Limits the exchange of credit accounts main expenditure (compensation of employees, supplies services, intermediate goods, maintenance of assets, capital expenditures, grants, subsidies and debt service, interest and other expenses, commitments and contributions and foreign aid, special programs, social welfare) and the expenses of the projects approved in the general budget of the Federal Republic Iraq by the Minister of Finance of the Federal and the concerned minister or the head of the body is related to the Ministry or the governor or the head of the provincial council authority to exchange directly in the light of the allocations within the annual budget and for the purposes of schedule under the spending plan is ratified by the Minister of Finance of the Federal and may not enter into a commitment to certifying more than what is dedicated in the federal budget and in coordination with the Federal Ministry of Finance / Accounting Department.
Federal Minister of Finance the power to conduct transfers between funds the general budget of the Federal Republic of Iraq ratified in the annual federal budget at the level of the doors and sections and chapters and articles, and the types and sequence type has authorized ministers and heads of departments not associated with the Ministry, governors and heads of provincial councils is associated with the province the power to conduct transfers between budget allocations Federal Republic of Iraq approved in the annual federal budget by not to exceed 10% (ten percent) of the unit exchange unit exchange the other is reduced allocations except for credit investment projects, taking into account the provisions of subsection (8) of section (9) of the Administration Act Finance No. (95) for the year 2004 are not transfers of capital project expenditure allocations to current expenditures and are not from the allocations of capital expenditure to separate the compensation of employees and the rest of the expenses are not carry the expense of the rest of the compensation of employees to current expenditures for the year 2014 /.
Article 5 -
The Federal Prime Minister and Minister of Finance of the Federal common amounts approved for use (contingency reserve) set forth in item (first c) of Article (2) of this Act for the payment of necessary expenses after the entry into force of this law, if there is an urgent need to spend without being bound (spending local) and the lack of allocation to cover this need Reduction (3) billion dinars (three billion dinars) for each case, and if the amount exceeds the limit mentioned aggregated approval of the Federal Cabinet proposal of the Federal Minister of Finance and the Federal Minister of Finance to prepare regulations for the use of the allocations of the contingency reserve within the Implementing Regulations of the federal budget annual.
Article 6 -
Use approved appropriations in this Act until 31 / December of the fiscal year of 2014.
Income derived by an extremely 31/12/2014 The revenues received after the end of the fiscal year 2014 are recorded revenue of the federal public budget for the fiscal year 2015.
It is not permitted to make any transfers within the allocations (reconstruction and development projects of the regions and provinces) between the provinces.
Article 8 -
Authorizes the Minister of Municipalities and Public Works, the federal authority to make transfers between own resources to municipal budgets institutions within the same governorate and conduct transfers within the goods and services account for each Municipal Corporation.
Article 9 -
Take into account the stakes governorates not organized in a region by the number of inhabitants of the total expenditures shown in (Table / e expenditures ruling) attached to this law after excluding the Kurdistan region's share amounting to (17%)
Second, the share of the Kurdistan region (17%) seventeen percent of the total expenditures shown in (Table / e expenditures ruling) attached to this law by the Federal Ministry of Finance.
The proportion (17%), seventeen percent of total current expenditures and expenses of the investment projects and capital expenditures of the general budget of the Federal Republic of Iraq ratified the Kurdistan region after excluding expenses of the sovereign (the House of Representatives, the Presidency, the Council of Ministers, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ministry of Defense, wage negotiations and the legal claims of debt, wage audits and follow-up and prosecution of money abroad, wages auditing firm International Auditing and the Committee of Financial Experts, to contribute to the cost of producing crude oil source, the benefits of World Bank loans and the benefits of IMF loans and interest on loans other foreign, interest on bonds remittances the public treasury, the benefits of bonds to extinguish the external debt of the private sector, sums the contributions of Arab and international levels, amounts of compensation Kuwait war, the expenses of travel and Nationality Directorate and the leadership of the border forces and the National Security Council, the debt settlement abroad, wages transportation of crude oil exported via Turkey, premiums bilateral agreements with Paris Club countries and countries outside the Paris Club, the benefits of all premiums bilateral agreements with Paris Club countries and countries outside the Paris Club, to pay the value of the versions of treasury transfers old, cash settlement of debts of small private sector abroad and co-financing expenditures and projects, ports, dams, rail projects and management of the atmosphere and premiums IMF loans and premiums World Bank loans and dues of the Arab Monetary Fund agreement for the restructuring of Iraq's debt).
When you get an increase or decrease in the total expenses of the federal budget, add or reduce the share of the Kurdistan region proportionally with the increase or decrease, taking into account the provisions of clauses (ii and iii) of this Article, including adjustments of the sovereign expenditure and the ruling from the transfer of allocations to public expenditure the same percentage mentioned above and the Federal Ministry of Finance calculates the share of a settlement of the Kurdistan region in the light of the actual expenses for prior years and shown by the final accounts approved by the federal Office of Financial Supervision.
Advances paid after the agreement between the Federal Council of Ministers and the Council of Ministers of the Kurdistan region on expenses (salaries / armament and equipment) for the Regional Guard forces (Peshmerga) in line with the Constitution pending the issuance of a law that regulates benefits and paid.
Article 10 -
A - The Office of Financial Supervision in agreement with the federal Office of Financial Supervision for calculating the Kurdistan region and identify federal revenue obtained in the region for this year and the Ministry of Finance in the region by turning to the Federal Ministry of Finance monthly.
B - dues are settled between the Kurdistan region and the federal government for the years (2004 to 2013) and subsequent years have yet audited by the Office of Financial Supervision in agreement with the federal Office of Financial Supervision of the Kurdistan region no later than 10/15/2014.
When the failure of the province to pay federal income withdrawn to the public treasury and the Federal Ministry of Finance to deduct the federal quota under paragraph (a) of item (i) of this Article, the equivalent of the planned revenue in the federal budget and settlement calculations carried out later.
Abide by Federal Ministry of Finance to deduct amounts of damage caused by the provincial government or the province as a result of not allowing the use of air space or not allowing extended ground cables for telecommunications service and Internet Federal or global in the Republic of Iraq for the purposes of mobile phone companies and corporate Internet services approved by the federal government share of the region or province When funding specifically from revenues obtained from licenses and fees mobile phone and the Ministry of the Federal Communications determine the damage and submitted to the Federal Council of Ministers to take a decision on it.
Abide by Federal Ministry of Finance to deduct amounts of damage caused by the region or province produced at the non-delivery of the oil and gas product to the Federal Ministry of Oil for the purpose of export and deducted the amount of the damage from the allocations of the region or province produced in the federal budget for 2014 / The Federal Ministry of Oil determine the damage and susceptible to the Cabinet Federal decision on it.
Abide by Federal Ministry of Finance to deduct the amount of damage caused by the region or the province as a result of not they allowed to extend the power lines and the Federal Ministry of Electricity and the determination of injury and presented to the Federal Council of Ministers to take a decision on it.
Article 11 -
Re-examined in the share of the Kurdistan region and governorates not organized in a region in the federal budget for the year 2014 and beyond in light of the results of Statistics and Census of 2014 and that is in the light of determining the actual amount of the share of the region or province is not organized in a region in the federal budget for the year 2015 show The difference on the Federal Council of Ministers to settle it.
First, is committed to the federal ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry b (Table / d) Number of manpower for the ministries and departments centrally funded for the year 2014 to the present law and the Federal Minister of Finance at the request of the ministry or organization is not related to the Ministry the power to develop grades and adjusting staffing resulting from the following:
A - the introduction of grades of political separation covered by the law re-politicians dismissed No. 24 of 2005 as amended.
B - the introduction of grades for the purpose of installing Awakening decades working in government departments after the completion of all transactions as controls.
C - the introduction of grades for the return of the displaced owners and competencies.
D - the introduction of grades resulting from the transfer of public companies or organizations with self-funded to departments centrally funded.
AH - the introduction of grading necessary financial allocation to bring back laid-off for security reasons, or the threat of terrorism from the staff and the military and police in the ministries of interior and defense since 2013.
Federal Minister of Finance to secure the financial allocations for employees in companies, public bodies and departments self-funded, who will be the introduction of grades to them as a result of the transfer of services to the angel departments centrally funded in accordance with paragraph (i) of the above article to cover the needs of the staff.
to all federal ministries to stop appointments Within formations affiliated companies and public bodies and departments self-funded, which receive a grant from the public treasury of the Federal State or loans from government banks to delete grades within the vocabulary of an angel agencies throughout the search when it became vacant due to transportation or referral to the retirement or resignation or death.
the Federal Minister of Finance to secure the financial allocations and the introduction of grades for all employees who were sent back to work in companies and departments and public bodies, self-funded, which suffers from a deficit in its own resources of the dismissed politicians who were issued with respect to whom the decisions of the verification of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, similar Bmnzbe companies mic dissolved that have been attached to federal ministries of (b industry and minerals, agriculture, and defense).
committed to the ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry of announcing the grades developed within the owners of 2014 or incorporated grades resulting from the movement of the angel in 2013 in the local newspapers, taking into account rates the population in each province and subject to Article (9) of the Constitution in the armed forces and security services with the exception of the allocation (10%) of the grades resulting from the movement of the angel referred to above to be at the disposal of the competent minister or the head of the body is related to the Ministry for the purpose of appointment without advertising, taking into account determine the percentage (10%) of the grades created in 2014 for the purpose of appointment of families of the martyrs, prisoners and covered by the law Foundation prisoners Alsseasien and their families average 35 for the year 2013.
A - prevents the appointment of employees in government departments all manner contract with the possibility of renewal of the previous decades in case there is a need for renewal These contracts.
b - are excluded from the provisions of paragraph (a) above contracted workers in new investment projects and water plants, sewage and electricity, as instructed by the implementation of the federal budget for the year 2014 / addition to contracting with experts and owners of competencies and staff developed in accordance with the regulations set out the decisions of the Council of Ministers / 280 for the year / 2009, as amended, and / 297 for the year 2010/29 for the year 2011 / contracting in the light of the provisions of Paragraph / e (first article / 2) Expenditure Chapter II (expenditure and deficit) c install contractors in the years prior to the staffing permanent in the case of availability grades of vacant exception of the age requirement and is calculated contractual service service for purposes of pension and bonus and promotion for each tenured after the date of 9/4/2003. Seventh: The General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers audit preparation and the names and qualifications of all contracts for the cases set out below and contracted during military operations in 2008 exclusively by User Ministry of the Interior at the time and required proofed on the permanent staffing and notice of Federal Ministry of Finance the introduction of grades necessary and authorize the Minister of Finance increased the ceiling for the federal budget for 2014 / for the purpose of securing funds for them a decades Charge of the Knights in Basra province, with contracts promise of peace in the province of Maysan c contracts for the reconstruction of the cities of the chest and the torch Article 13 First: the ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry of prior coordination with the provinces when choosing projects and published every ministry or institution not linked to the Ministry of Plan distribution of projects and learn provinces out and take into account the ratio of the population assessed for each province to ensure the equitable distribution except for projects strategy that benefit the most from the province and the lack of overlap between the projects included in the ministry's plan and the projects included in the plan for regional development and empowers the powers of the minister to the governor on the announcement and assignment and execution of projects ministerial (Health, Municipalities and Public Works, Commerce, Construction and Housing, Agriculture, Labour and Social Affairs, Culture, Youth and Sports) without the amount of ten (10) billion dinars after transfers funds from one account to the ministry account the province subject to item (iii) of Article (9) above to be issued by the Ministries of Planning and Finance Alathaditan schedule projects concerned for each province and authorizes the Minister of Finance and Planning Alathadian to issue necessary instructions to facilitate the implementation of that)) Second, to the ministry competent mandated to maintain the implementation of new projects is direct by the Federal Ministry in 1 / July of the current fiscal year. Thirdly, the province assigned to any ministry of the federal ministries or as competent to carry out projects in that province at the expense of allocations (reconstruction and development of the regions and provinces) allocated to them. article - 14 -
The Federal Minister of Finance in coordination with the Minister of Federal Planning reallocate the approved amounts in the federal budget for the year 2013 / for the purposes of investment projects of the ministries and departments not associated with the Ministry and development projects and accelerate the reconstruction of provinces and revive the marshes and projects petro dollars in light of the revenue Muslim to the federal government and the projects co-financing projects and countries donor and non-disbursed to the beneficiary allocations for disbursement during the year 2014 / completion of projects for an exception from the provisions of (Section IV - / 1) of the Financial Administration Act No. 95/2004.
The Federal Minister of Finance in coordination with the Minister of Planning of the Federal allocation of funds for investment projects ongoing or new quantities in equation (1) one dollar for every barrel of crude oil producer in the province, or (1) one dollar for every barrel of crude oil refined in refineries to maintain and (1 ) one dollar for every 150 cubic meters a producer of natural gas in the province for the Kurdistan region all the year / 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 and Muslim to the federal government with the support of the Federal Ministry of Oil and are not included within the budget in 2010/2011 and 2012 and 2013 because of the delay in the territory in question to provide the Federal Ministry of Oil in quantities produced and audited by the Office of Federal financial control.
the Federal Minister of Finance re-allocation of funds remaining unspent from the approved amounts in the federal budget for the year / 2013 concerning the compensation provinces, cities and individuals affected by the laws or decisions of the Federal Council of Ministers to balance the beneficiary exclusively to hold disbursed during the year 2014 / exception of the provisions (Section IV) of the Financial Administration Act No. (95) for the year / 2004.
the Federal Minister of Finance in coordination with the Minister of Planning of the Federal re-allocation of all revenue actually border ports (land / marine / air) including income sovereign during the year / 2011 and 2012 and which has not been disbursed in 2013 / for the delay in the receipt of the relevant data by the province concerned to the budget of the province for the year 2014 / including the provinces of Kurdistan, both by revenue actually at border crossing points in that province .
the Federal Minister of Finance in coordination with the Minister of Federal Planning reallocation of revenue actually at border crossing points (land, sea, air) including income sovereign during the years 2012 and 2013 to balance the border provinces, including Kurdistan region for the year 2014 / both by revenue achieved already at border crossing points in that province and that is devoted to the rehabilitation and reconstruction of border crossings and related infrastructure of each province and to maintain the right to carry for no longer than (50%) of the revenue generated for the purpose of exchange on the current expenditures of the province.
the Minister of Finance to re- the allocation of the remaining funds from the allocations of medicines and medical supplies approved within the budget of the Ministry of Health for the year 2013 / to the Ministry's budget mentioned in 2014 / exemption from the provisions of paragraph (1) of section (4) of the Financial Administration Act No. 95 of 2004 /.
the Minister of Finance re-allocation of the revenue from visa for Iraq to visit the holy sites in 2010 and 2011, 2012 and 2013 to balance the provinces set out in below and by descent cursor over each of them and to be spent on services for visitors and infrastructure for them to not exceed the ratio of current expenditures 50% of the total allocations and coordinate between governors and secretaries working for the holy shrines in identifying aspects of disbursement of these customizations.
40% of the province of Karbala
25% Najaf province,
15% of Salahuddin province / Samarra and the country of
10 province of Baghdad / Kadhimiya
10 province of Baghdad / Adhamiya and Hadra Qadiriya (in coordination with the Sunni Waqf) Article 15 - -: Federal Minister of Finance the power to add assignments for the purpose of extinguishing predecessor installed from 1/1/2008 until 31/12/2013 which were spent as a result of the laws of the window and the decisions of the Council of Ministers, after being audited by the Office of Financial Supervision and the Federal approval of the Federal Cabinet on them. article - 16 - of the Council of Ministers to submit a supplemental budget to the House of Representatives in the case of check and financial abundance for increased amounts of crude oil production source or an increase in the selling prices of crude oil exporter, after covering Agr scheme. article - 17 - Federal Minister of Finance to increase appropriations and certified to cover the cost of work carried out by the National Center for Laboratories Construction and the National Center for Engineering Consultants of the Ministry of Construction and Housing up to 50% of the revenues derived from the implementation of those actions exception of section one of the Financial Administration Act No. 95 of 2004 and that the act amounts to the development centers and support Quadrhma technical and administrative. article - 18 - First: be borrowing from the Agricultural Bank and the Land Bank and the Housing Fund without interest, similar to the initiative of agricultural and pay the interest rate of the financial savings realized from oil exports. Secondly exempted all citizens of the amount of the interest rate earned on loans granted to them by both the Land Bank and the Bank agricultural and Housing Fund and the bear and the Ministry of Finance interest rate. Thirdly bind all of the Agricultural Bank and the Land Bank and the Housing Fund distribution of loans to be granted to citizens by the hearts of every province according to the standards of the Constitution of the Republic of Iraq. Fourth: The Ministry of Finance the amount of the interest rate the (4%) ( Four per cent) of the total loans granted to the project Basmajh residential Article - 19 - First - doubled amounts allowances tax the taxpayer within subsection (1) of Article XII of the Income Tax Law No. (113) for the year 1982 / adjusted under item (2) of section (2) of the CPA Order (dissolved) No. (49) for the year / 2004. Secondly - doubled the amounts for measuring the tax contained in the article / 13 of the Income Tax Law No. (113) for the year / 1982 as amended by CPA Order (dissolved ) No. (49) for the year 2004. Thirdly - must be double the allowances tax and gauge the tax for the last year and can not be renewed. article - 20 - extinguish debts owed to the government owed by taxpayers to pay the tax due to the continuation of the official application of Article 20 of the Budget Law for the year 2008 for the period from 1/1/2009 until 31/12/2011, according to the provisions of paragraph (11) of Section IV of the Financial Administration Act No. 95 of 2004 as amended. article - 21 - indeterminacy in state leadership positions (Director General of the above ) unless there is a degree in Law Ministry or the organizational structure issued based on the law ministry or organization is not related to the Ministry. article - 22 -: First - are exempt from the fees of all goods and goods imported by government departments and the public sector in its name and use. Secondly - includes exemption above goods and imported goods to government departments and the public sector from governments or donor institutions. article - 23 - is calculated dues foreign companies operating in the Kurdistan region for the purpose of extracting oil from within the region's share of $ (17%) and continue to work to do so. article - 24 - continue to the board of retirement National grant retirees who receive a pension of $ (400,000) dinars (four hundred thousand dinars) and under a grant of $ (100,000) dinars (one hundred thousand dinars) a month and gives retirees who earn a monthly salary between (400000 and 500000) dinars monthly grant to become his salary (500000) dinars (five hundred thousand dinars per month) and I deal with the grant to those who receive a pension under special laws include the grant of retired workers and awarded as follows: 1 - (100%) of the above amount to the retired. 2 - (100%) of the above amount if a retiree who died three beneficiaries and more. 3 - (75%) of the above amount if the retired deceased will gain two. 4 - (60%) of the above amount if the retired deceased beneficiary and one pending the enactment of the new retirement Among the allocations earmarked within the budget of the board of the national pension for the year / of 2014. article - 25 - turning all revenue Communications and Media Authority into account the public treasury of the Federal State after deducting the amount of the budget own and ratified by the Board of Commissioners and the Ministry of Finance. article - 26 - lasts all of Rasheed Bank and Rafidain Bank lending to companies and public bodies and departments funded self-strapped its own resources for the purpose of securing the salaries and allowances of its members, and after the establishment of those above provide the economic feasibility of the two at the request of borrowing and that the two banks schedule the repayment of loans granted to those above and to the same purpose, and granted to the two above since / 2010 to the end of the year / 2014, which has not been repaid So far, according to a schedule from the date of 01.01.2015 up with scheduling the payment of Treasury Notes, which were awarded in 2012 and 2013 to each of the claims of real property and the Bretton prisoners and martyrs. article - 27 - First: Broken any decision contrary to this law and not bear Federal public treasury any financial burdens of this decision unless legitimized legal and approved by the House of Representatives.
Provinces of the south's oil-producing regions threaten to declare itself and cut the supply of oil in the event of denial of petrodollars
Mon Jan 20 2014 23:38 | (Voice of Iraq)
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Threatened provinces of the south's oil-producing, on Monday, to declare itself "regions and cut the supply of oil," in the event of continued government by denying them funds petro-dollar budget in 2014, amounting to five dollars for every barrel, but they added that Basra would be denied to build 50 000 housing units and create a city Medical large, while Maysan lose half its budget, amounting to more than 100 billion dinars.
The head of the reconstruction in the province of Basra flower Albjara in an interview with the (range) that the budget to maintain the expected addition of the amounts five dollars for oil exported and refined in the province up to five billion dollars, adding "but the budget will not exceed the 14 trillion dinars, due to re-government to work system one dollar per barrel of oil. "
She Albjara that "the maturity of the province of these customizations of more than 360 million dollars a month," asserting that "the plan prepared by the province to implement the project in 2014, would run into a snag budget, which include construction of roads Yearbook giant around Basra and the bridges over the Shatt al Arab Shatt al Basra, as well as creation of 50 thousand housing units, and civilian medical project, is the largest in the Middle East. "
She drew Albjara that "Basra are considering several options, including re-application in the Declaration of maintaining a territory, as well as the willingness of the citizens to get out a mass popular demonstrations and thinking to cut off oil supplies to Baghdad."
For his part, Chairman of the Commission on oil and gas in the Maysan province Rahi Abdul Wahid Albzona in an interview with the (range), said that "the province produces more than 243 thousand barrels per day, and repeat 30 thousand barrels of oil, as well as the production of gas," adding that " balancing the development of regions of Maysan provided by the Ministry of Planning in 2014, not to exceed 43 billion dinars, and the expectations of the Board of Maysan up to more than 100 billion dinars. "
The Albzona that "Wasit province produces less of Maysan per our budget up to 100 billion and 16 million dinars," and expressed "surprise at the big difference between the two budgets, especially since the budget Maysan if calculated on the dollar will be more than 43 billion dinars," stressing that "the government has violated the law on governorates, which confirmed the allocation to give the provinces and the province will raise a lawsuit against the government."
He Albzona that "Maysan estimated budget for the year 2014 in addition to its balance projects of ministries in the province, more than 600 billion dinars, but the Ministry of Planning earmarked for Maysan 316 billion dinars," explaining that "more than half of the plan, which Aatdha the province to implement the projects in the current year will not implemented. "
In turn, said a member of the Energy Committee of the Council of Dhi Qar Hassan Mryosh Asadi said in an interview to the (range), "The Dhi Qar produce 100 thousand barrels per day, while refined oil almost does not count because the refinery to maintain old, is still the refinery's new is impossible to implement," He pointed out that "the province's budget for this year has reduced from 522 billion to 446 billion dinars."
Asadi confirmed that "the reduction of the proportion of petrodollars will hurt the projects and development plans prepared by the province to improve services and the rehabilitation of infrastructure, the fact that the province's budget plan of the development of regions is not sufficient to cover the actual needs of the province."
The independent deputies and parliamentary blocs, revealed in (19 January 2014), on the face of the federal budget for the 2014 major objections because of the lack included money petrodollars to the provinces of oil, and while accusing the government of "blowing up" the budget with the inability of the House of Representatives to resolve the matter, confirmed County 120 deputies, including deputies from the center and south, and the masses of the Kurdistan Alliance and united parliamentary sessions to discuss the draft budget, and argued that the government violated the Constitution and the law by failing to Alaptroodlar commitment allocations.
The informed sources, revealed in an interview with the (range), that "the reason for the governor of Basra suffered Majed Nasraoui to a heart attack recently, was an altercation with the Minister of Finance purity of net debt due to the latter's insistence on reducing the petro-dollar money."
The Council of Salahuddin province, threatened, on Sunday (19 January 2014), filed a lawsuit against the Minister of Finance Agency purity of net debt on the allocations of petro-dollar project, and asked for the other provinces, especially the oil-producing stick with him yet in his demand, confirmed the loss of the province 53 billion dinars as a result of the reduction regional development budget to 15%, calling on Prime Minister Nuri Amalikialy intervention and the launch of the provincial share of the petro-dollar project and do not bear a mistake and the Ministry of Oil.
The Minister of Finance Agency purity of net debt, it was revealed Thursday (January 16, 2013), that the government has reduced the budget for the year 2014 from 173 to 163 trillion dinars to avoid the proportion of "large deficit" in the budget, revealing the creation of 37 000 degrees and careers, such as installing about 34 thousand of contract employees on the permanent staffing.
The Council announced the province of Basra, Sunday (19 km in January 2014), he objected to the lack of calculating the government the amount of five dollars within the allocations of petrodollars to the provinces of oil, as showed that maturity conservative of these customizations reach more than 360 million dollars a month, has threatened to declare the province of Basra and launch protest movements People do not fulfill the demands of the government of the province.
The Commission on oil and energy in the Iraqi Council of Representatives expressed, Sunday (19 January 2014), about the "shock" of reducing the allocations of petrodollars to the provinces producing oil to one dollar instead of five dollars, despite the enactment of the so special, and while confirming that the government can not "legally The constitutional "violation of applicable law under the" any excuse, for any reason whatsoever, "called for a treat not to make the budget deficit on" the shoulders of the oil-producing provinces. "
She was an MP for the province of Basra, Fatima Hamidi, on Sunday (19 January 2014), refusing to reduce the share of the province's money petrodollars from five dollars to one dollar, and while confirming the lack of "no intention" to implement paragraph relating to assignments petrodollars despite the implementation of most of the paragraphs of the provincial law No. 22, refused to waive the right of people of the province in this regard as "any form and under any pressure."
He said the governor of Basra Majed Nasraoui in, (January 8, 2014), that "Basra province insists on its demand to allocate $ 5 from each barrel of oil producer in the province, considering that Basra lacks the infrastructure," he said, adding that his administration "has developed a plan for the projects taken into account The reality of $ 5 per barrel in the accounts for the current year 2014. "
The House of Representatives voted, in (January 26, 2010), the petro-dollar project which was approved whereby the majority to transfer $ 1 dollar for every barrel of crude oil producer in the province, and for each barrel of crude oil refined in the refineries, the province, and for each 150 cubic meters of natural gas producer, to a budget that province which was amended later to become the sum of two dollars the oil-producing province and one dollar to the provinces is the oil-producing
But the council approved on (June 23 2013), the Second Amendment to the Act on the powers of governorates not organized province, which includes broad powers to the provinces in the economic and service, including increasing the amount of petro dollars to five dollars.
And the voice of the Iraqi cabinet in the (January 15, 2014), to approve a bill the federal budget for the Republic of Iraq for the fiscal year 2014, and referred to the House of Representatives, according to the provisions of Articles (61 / item and 80 first / second item) of the Constitution, taking into consideration Some of the amendments approved by the Council, including the fact that the export of crude oil produced in Kurdistan by SOMO exclusively by multifactorial and approved with the participation of representatives of the province in the pricing committee.
It also provides for adjustments to exclude amounts federal contracts oil companies (16 trillion dinars) and the provincial companies (900 billion dinars) of sovereign expenditure and be re-calculated on the basis of the region's share of 17% of the amount of investment firms and this paragraph are permanent.
Deputies: Chanchal exclusion came after he refused requests for an exception Maliki senior Baathists and blackmail clear to his opponents
Mon Jan 20 2014 23:35 | (Voice of Iraq)
Long-Presse / Baghdad
Accused the members of the Legal Committee of the Parliamentary, on Monday, Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to "stand behind the decision of the Federal Court of isolating head the board of accountability and justice Falah Hassan Chanchal from office," and stressed that "the decision came after informed Chanchal to file exceptions granted by al-Maliki to senior Baathists "Mukden he practiced" blackmail and clear "of opponents through these decisions.
A member of the legal committee bright Naji in an interview with the newspaper (range), "The decision to keep Chanchal for the board accountability came after parliament's approval on assuming the presidency of the Commission, contrary to the desire of a coalition of state law and its leader, Nouri al-Maliki," noting that "the prime minister appointed a member of his party president body and acting in a timely manner such that a breach of the Constitution. "
He added Naji, a deputy from the Liberal bloc, that "the law of accountability and justice is clear and explicit and confined choose a president and members of the board of the Justice and Accountability House of Representatives and has done this Council," but he also said, "but there was a desire by Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki to prevent the appointment of any person who has informed flour to file exceptions and extortion practiced. "
He said Naji that "Chanchal familiar with all files accountability and justice that belong to the Baathists who were exclude them and who have obtained exemptions from the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki," returned to "al-Maliki and his coalition are willing to maintain these files under wraps to serve their personal interests and partisan."
The MP for the Liberal bloc thoracic that "the Federal Court has become a destabilizing factor, not stability, due to its courtesy to the Maliki government, which had a big role in the case has reached the country."
He stressed Naji that "there are thousands of Baathists who received exceptions, they are senior Baathists, without being so illegally or constitutional them," noting that "the file accountability and justice has been exploited by al-Maliki for his personal interests and election through special exceptions granted for many of those who are in Ewalouna exclusion and the dimensions of opponents. "
He guessed that Naji "The Maliki dismiss a lot of candidates for the elections and will provide exceptions for many of them," and urged the House of Representatives to intervene because "the body belonging to him and hold the government accountable to its actions beyond the law and the Constitution."
For his part, said a member of the Legal Committee Haider Mulla said that "the Federal Court declared the absolute subordination to the authority of Nouri al-Maliki and his hand has become a tool for the implementation of and to legitimize and Ataa legal dimension of each Ograeth."
He criticized the Mullah, in an interview with the newspaper (range), the court's decision to annul the decision of the parliament inauguration Chanchal chairman of the board of accountability, "returned" These measures are confirming that al-Maliki is keen to stay in power for a third term under the cover and legitimacy of the Federal Court. "
He said Mullah that "the ratification of the names of candidates for the upcoming elections will go on the board of the accountability and justice for examination and audit and therefore, there will be attempts to cause confusion in the work of the Authority and unloading of the electoral process of its content through the exclusion of candidates and the exclusion of others, according to the whims and interests of al-Maliki."
And saw a member of the Legal Committee that "the transformation of the judiciary into a tool of the head of government means the end of the entire political process," calling on the House of Representatives to "remedy the seriousness of the matter and the inclusion of this issue on the agenda of the next meeting to curb the excesses of authority to the parliament."
The decision comes after days of receipt of the board of accountability and justice to the lists of candidates for the upcoming elections.
The Federal Supreme Court issued on Monday, a ruling to annul the decision of the House of Representatives to ratify the election Falah Hassan Chanchal chairman of the board of accountability and justice, indicating that "the decision was the agreement of the judges of the Federal Court.
Issued and Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki, in the 17th of February 2013, a series of resolutions on the accountability and justice against the backdrop of the de-Judge Medhat al-Mahmoud, and that the withdrawal of which agency chairman Hassan Chanchal promised its void, particularly the decision to de head of the Federal Supreme Court Medhat al-Mahmoud, to be issued after Maliki ADOPTED another decision, the (February 18, 2013) commissioned by a member of the accountability and justice for the Dawa Party, on behalf of the Commission, headed by Sharif Badri temporarily succeeding Falah Hassan Chanchal.
The head of the parliament defended the presidency, Falah Shanshal Authority issued a book, in, (February 18, 2013), re-assigned, headed by the accountability and justice, regardless of the decision-Maliki, Nujaifi in his legal election Chanchal, and his deputy, Bakhtiar life by members of the Commission, stressing The Commission fully independent and exclusively linked to the Council of Representatives.
And announced that the Justice and Accountability in the (February 19, 2013) that the body discriminatory overturned the decision to de-president of the Federal Court Midhat al-Mahmoud, after nearly six days on the comprehensiveness ablation procedures in the 13 February 2013, after the mind "of the agents of the former regime," while voting body in today , the same cancellation Falah Hassan Chanchal nomination for the presidency of the body.
Syrian Kurdish leader: We want a federal state like Iraq
Mon Jan 20 2014 22:57 | (Voice of Iraq)
Jamal al-Mullah Mahmoud Secretary General of the Party of the Kurdish Syrian opposition that the invitation of the coalition of the Syrian opposition to participate in the Geneva 2, to be representative of the Syrian opposition means a character conference for its content core, a political solution, stressing that the National Coordination Body opposition at home is not against the Geneva Conference 2, and insists that the Geneva conference is the way to solve the Syrian crisis politically. The leader of the Kurdish, which served as a member of the National Coordination Body opposition's time and in response to a question, the position of the Kurds in general of the conference that draws a call for a coalition of Syrian opposition by the United Nations, in order to represent the opposition in Congress, this means that the Geneva Conference 2 came out for the content of the basic, They do not care cause the Syrian national. And on the intention of the Kurds in Syria separation through the formation of an autonomous Kurdish leader Kurds in Syria believe that a federal solution is the best solution, and this is the opinion does not say that this is our project and they do not insist on the establishment of a federal state like the Iraqi model, stressing that it does not have Kurds any intention to break away from Syria and the formation of an independent government.
Official newspaper the morning talking about the nomination of a successor to Barham Salih Talabani for the presidency of Iraq
Mon Jan 20 2014 20:48 | (Voice of Iraq)
I spoke to press sources Kurdish agreement concluded in Iran during the visit of delegations from the Kurdistan Democratic Party like Barzani and Fadhil Mirani and Azad Barwari, and the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan (PUK) like all of Barham Salih and Rasool Ali Vice Secretary-General and Hero Ibrahim Ahmed, wife of President Jalal Talabani, and a member of the political bureau, where was in Tehran to agree on a variety of the leadership of the National Union blessing of the KDP, shall hereby Barham Salih union leadership instead of Talabani, and the escalation of Qobad son Talabani, a member of the Political Bureau and Derbaz Kosirt son of Deputy Secretary-General of the membership of the Political Bureau, too, but the media office Barham Salih denied This confirmed »that any agreement had not been in this regard»., and when he asked about the matter for a leading exporter within the National Union on this matter said that he «did not rule out the occurrence of that agreement, but confirmed» he had yet to see the content of the agreement, which took place in Tehran » noting »displeasure of the leadership the party of leaking the contents of that agreement to the local press». preparing the National Union held its organizational fourth by the end of this month, would such changes have been put on the Congress for approval, but a member of the council leader of the Patriotic Union confirmed »Sabah »that there is a general tendency among leaders and party cadres need to achieve consensus before entering the halls of Congress». pointed to »that without achieving consensus, the conference will face major problems» added »the most important problems facing the Congress is the problem of the combination of leadership coming, where to hide the one that There are conflicts between party blocs, and the attempts of some to control Congress, so there is a proposal to follow the example of the movement of change which held its General Conference without the election of the leadership, and this proposal is currently before the Political Bureau to convene the conference and to postpone the election of the leadership of the four or five months to come while convene the Fifth Conference of the party, and this proposal is reasonable and fully conforms with the rules of procedure which confirms that if you do not hold a caucus on schedule, the leadership body will lose its legitimacy, since we are determined to hold the conference keep an appointment exact end of this month, it means that the legitimate return, it is possible Then the postponement of the elections ». stressed member of the Leadership Council on the importance of achieving consensus before going to the conference, said there are plenty of reasons to be the atmosphere of the conference storm and experiencing bitter debate against the backdrop of recent events, so it is very important prior to the conference to reach a consensus certain In order to insure the success of the conference and to achieve the goal of it. however cadres Central and advanced divided turn on the issue of consensus, while stressing some of the importance of compatibility in order not to convey the problems and conflicts blocs inside the conference, we find others reject any consensus on the pretext that the party blocs agree with each other outside the conference for the distribution of the spoils, and thus will become the conference for granted of any content, where most of the staff waiting for the conference to make it a conference of accounting and accountability ». Meanwhile, the member of the working body of the Political Bureau of the Party is capable Hmajan it is not allowed at all to enter any member to the conference through sponsorship, said during a meeting with the Office of Party organizations in Koysanjaq »We will not accept under any circumstances to enter the conference members by acclamation, we will work to achieve greater justice and equality for everyone without exception, so the names of the members of Congress will announce a suitable period before convening». currently being traded a number of projects and proposals stomach to be discussed within the conference, the most important of the project prepared by Barham Salih, Deputy Secretary-General and which emphasizes the need to make radical reforms within the party, and to identify a particular person to lead the party, and not necessarily be called a secretary-general, and to keep Jalal Talabani, secretary emeritus of the party and not compromising location » . Conversely Another project of the wing President Talabani, who led now by his wife Hero Ibrahim Ahmed, member of the Political Bureau, which stuck Balmekdrat financial Party rejects absolutely the appointment of the first person substitute for Talabani, and this project is Talabani secretary forever, and proposes the adoption of a formula participating party leadership style parties the other, any appointment of a man and a woman for the presidency, but Barham Saleh refuses to do so. As for the pavilion third, led by First Deputy Rasool Ali was not up for grabs yet despite the fact that the conference is on the doors, and it is important for him, according to some close associates, to raise his son Derbaz member of the Leadership Council The current membership of the political bureau is to devote himself to his own affairs ».
Osman: the time is still too early to resolve the Kurdish MPs vote on the budget or not
Mon Jan 20 2014 18:41 | (Voice of Iraq)
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
MP for the Kurdistan Alliance, Mahmoud Othman, Monday, that the time is still too early to resolve the House vote Kurds on the budget or not, pointing out that there is a third round of talks will be held between the center and the region to find a solution on the outstanding issues and proposals put forward by both sides yesterday.
Osman said in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "The atmosphere of the meeting between the Kurdish delegation and the federal government was positive, and both sides insist on a solution on the outstanding issues and find solutions to them," noting that "there is a third round of meetings will be held the Governments of the region and the center to respond to proposals made by the parties, including the formation of a national council to oversee oil policy in the country. "
He added that "the talks that took place yesterday between al-Maliki and Nechirvan Barzani yesterday did not change anything from the current budget," stressing that "the position of the House of Representatives of the Kurds is the same as the position of the ministers who did not vote on the budget in the cabinet."
Othman predicted "changes or amendments to the budget after the arrival of the Parliament of the Council of Ministers because of the meetings and discussions that will be held on them," pointing out that "even then, it is too early to resolve the approval of MPs Kurdistan Alliance on the state budget present or not."
Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki suggested on Sunday (January 19 current) following a meeting with Prime provincial government Nechirvan Barzani and his accompanying delegation, the formation of a national council to oversee the oil wealth in Iraq until the adoption of the law of oil and gas.
The Council of Ministers approved, the middle of January current, on the draft general budget for the current year of 2014, and referred to the House of Representatives for approval, while carrying Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki Kurdistan Regional Government of Iraq responsibility for delaying the budget, while accusing the Kurdistan Alliance, the central government put points punitive for the Kurdish people within the budget year, the case.
Sadr bloc hints for re-election Chanchal accuses Maliki's coalition acquired the resources of the state
Mon Jan 20 2014 16:59 | (Voice of Iraq)
Confirmed the Liberal parliamentary bloc, on Monday, a decision by the Federal Court to challenge the constitutionality of the procedures that accompanied the House vote on the appointment of Falah Hassan Chanchal head of the Justice and Accountability Commission, accusing the state law attempting acquisition of the capabilities of the state through the Federal Court.
The vice president of the block Prince Kanani for "Twilight News", "The Federal Court objected to the measures the House vote on the Falah Hassan Chanchal president of the accountability and justice based on the withdrawal of two of the board members belonging to the coalition of state law nominated for Chanchal."
Kanani added that "the state law seeks to acquire the resources of the state through the establishment of lawsuits in Federal Court, which is in no way or another belonged to them and affected Ptugeathm", adding that "it's not unusual problem in it."
Kanani and pointed out that "the Justice and Accountability Commission will meet again and re-elected as its chairman Chanchal will then be a vote in the House of Representatives."
The cost of prime minister earlier in the name of al-Badri, a candidate in the Dawa Party, the Justice and Accountability Commission, headed by a substitute for its former president, Falah Hassan Chanchal, while the House kept the president Chanchal months after her vote on the health-appointed.
Kurdish delegation asks Maliki to hold another meeting in Arbil to resolve the dispute oil
Mon Jan 20 2014 20:54 | (Voice of Iraq)
Arbil / obelisk
MP for the Kurdistan Alliance Mehdi Haji, said on Monday that the delegation of the Kurdistan Regional Government, which came to Baghdad yesterday, asked the head of the federal government Nuri al-Maliki, another meeting of the two delegations in Arbil, to resolve the dispute of oil, which hinders the adoption of the budget for fiscal 2014. Said Haji for "obelisk", "as I believe the delegation of Kurdistan and the federal government, failed to reach a final conclusion to resolve the dispute, but the delegation Maliki's request to hold another meeting in Arbil to discuss the dispute and resolve it once and for all," adding that "recent results put touches to reach agreement." He continued, "From my point of view, there are parties in the federal government does not want to resolve this dispute, and survival is based, despite the efforts of the center and the region to be resolved."