50 MPs of the State of Law submit a request to include the budget in today's session
BAGHDAD / NINA / Fifty MPs of the state of law coalition submitted a request for the Presidency of the Council of Representatives to include the federal budget of 2014 on the agenda of today's meeting.
A parliamentary source told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "The 50 MPs belonging to the State of Law coalition submitted a formal request to the Presidency of the Council of Representatives to include the budget law in the council's session today."
It is mentioned that the agenda of the meeting of the Council of Representatives today did not include the budget bill, which is witnessing significant political differences between the governments of the center and the Kurdistan region on the issue of the exporting oil from the region.
Kurdish MP: budget law will be discussed today at a meeting between the Presidency of the Council of Representatives and the heads of political blocs
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP for the Kurdistan Alliance, Sheriff Soliman said a meeting will be held today between the Presidency of the Council of Representatives and the heads of political blocs to reach a consensus on the budget bill .
Sulaiman told the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / "there is no any progress on the budget bill in the House and there is a tendency to get a political consensus before starting today's session to discuss various proposals of the blocs ."
He added, "The reliance on the Constitution and the law will be an important condition for political consensus with this law , noting that the agreement on the budget bill needs more time and there are no indicators to reach a solution in today's session on the law."
The Kurdistan Alliance boycotted sessions of the House of Representatives until solving differences between the governments of the center and the region on the issue of the export of oil from the region .
the independent MP for the Kurdistan Alliance , Mahmoud Othman, denied that members of his alliance boycott sessions of the House of Representatives , announcing that the members of the Alliance will attend the next session of the House of Representatives on Tuesday.
Othman said in a statement to the National Iraqi News Agency / NINA / that "The contacts are continuing between the federal region governments on one hand and between the political blocs on the other hand on the budget 2014, but failed to reach a positive result so far .
Baghdad (AIN) –Parliament Chairmanship lifted Tuesday session till next Thursday.
Parliamentary source stated to All News Agency "The session lifted till next Thursday due to disputes over the Budget law of 2014."
Parliment Speaker survives assassination attempt in Mosul
Monday, 10 February 2014 17:55
Nineveh (AIN) -The Iraqi parliament Speaker, Osama Al Nijaifi survived assassination attempt when an Improvised Explosive Device exploded at a roadside in Mosul city, capital of Nineveh province.
Security source told All Iraq News Agency "The Parliament Speaker, Nijaifi and his brother, Atheel al-Nijaifi, survived terrorist assault as IED went off targeting their motorcade in Mosul. The bombing injured one of Nijaifi's guards."
Nijaifi has arrived to Nineveh yesterday where he met with the Governor and senior officials there.
Urgent .. meeting of the delegations of the government center and the region with the presidency of the parliament on the budget next Thursday
Wednesday, February 11, 2014 14:44
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Revealed the head of the parliamentary coalition of state law Khalid al-Attiyah for a meeting in the House of Representatives in the presence of representatives from the federal governments and the Kurdistan region to discuss the dispute over the budget bill for fiscal 2014.
He said al-Attiyah told all of Iraq [where] on Tuesday that "the meeting will be held at the parliament building and with the participation of delegations from the government in Baghdad and Erbil in the presence of heads of parliamentary blocs to discuss the dispute over the budget law."
The House of Representatives has failed to hold its meeting today to discuss the budget bill and put it on the agenda and put to a first reading and to postpone its meeting next Thursday, the day after tomorrow
The federal government has required the provincial government to export 400 000 barrels per day and bear the expenses of foreign oil companies contracting with them against the Kurdistan keep share of the public budget by 17%.
The head of the House of Representatives Osama Najafi said earlier that "the budget where the lack of a serious, because the share of the provinces was not given to them according to the percentage specified", pointing out that "the government has handled the budget hastily and sent after it changed the ceiling to 175 trillion dinars and included five dollars where , which led to a change of the budget and the high ceiling of the deficit to 30 trillion dinars. "noting that" the Council of Ministers has transferred the budget Baaladtha to the House of Representatives, creating an atmosphere of intersection political within the Council, adding that "the budget has reached its final form to the Board of House of Representatives on January 26 last. "
He said that the budget should be read in a first reading before the objection, and then opens the debate about them and if there are serious violations requiring return to the government will be a decision of the House of Representatives, "pointing out that" the Parliament if he decides to re-budget to the government, it must be dealt with the problem and return it expeditiously to parliament to be approved within the short time remaining ceiling of the Council of Representatives.
Finance seeks to integrate the system of the country's World Banking
The Ministry of Finance to integrate Iraq clades global banking through the development of strategic standing in collaboration with the World Bank to get into the banking system overall would contribute to facilitate the reconstruction campaign. Said a source familiar with the (morning) that the Minister of Finance Agency purity of net debt discuss with the President World Bank mission in Baghdad ways of activating the strategic partnership permanent access to a comprehensive banking system in the country, citing the minister confirmed the importance of the role of the World Bank in the formulation of strategies and the integration of Iraq in the international financial system.
He added, that during the meeting, the minister praised the efforts of the World Bank in helping Iraq in the process of his money management and investing in projects that accelerate the development process.
For his part, said an expert in the Ministry of Finance Hilal Taan (morning): The advantage of the World Bank is providing financial grants for banks and develop their expertise in how to integrate with the international banks, as well as the training of staff in the Iraqi banking sector on modern mechanization related to linking banks to a single network and investment balances.
He noted that with the present Iraqi banks need to integrate with the global banks, because the years of war and the blockade has isolated Iraq from technology developments witnessed by the world banking sector.
The number of Iraqi banks of 43 banks distributed between the government and civil.
Terms vs. .. Kurdistan Alliance are united and declare boycott today's meeting for the reading of the state budget
Tue 2/11/2014 1:16
MP for the Kurdistan Alliance Najib Abdullah, members of the coalition continued to boycott parliament sessions to while solving outstanding issues between Baghdad and Erbil on the region's share of the general budget. Abdullah said in a statement yesterday «We as a party Kurdistan insist on our position a boycott of parliament
Including today's session devoted to reading the first law of the state budget unless it is to resolve differences between the province and the federal government «., Adding that« our fixed a boycott unless the problems are resolved outstanding issues, including the issue of the export of oil from the region ». On the other hand, MP for a coalition of "Uniting for Reform," Raad Aldhlki continuation County deputies coalition meetings of the Council of Representatives until the inclusion of the subject of the situation in Anbar, and to discuss security breaches in all the provinces on the agenda. said Aldhlki: "We reject the discussion of any law and to attend any session in the parliament, what not discussed the subject of stopping bleeding in all Iraqi provinces and repeated security breaches in the presence of the security leaders, as well as discuss the security situation in Anbar and ongoing military operations there. "