Iraqi Ministry of Finance agree to open financial accounts for the provinces

27.12.2011 | (Voice of Iraq) - Add comments - Dhi Qar - Ahmad Vahid - Dar Al-Hayat announced the Council of the province of Dhi Qar obtaining formal approval from the Ministry of Finance in the federal government to open a financial account in the province a special local financial imports, which will include governorates of Iraq. The President of the Council Qusay Abadi told «life» that «the Minister of Finance and agreed in principle to open a current account to fund domestic imports and under the supervision of the Financial Audit Department in compliance with the Constitution and the law 12 of 2008, as the right of each province, the collection of domestic revenue within its borders». He pointed out that «this decision will benefit the Iraqi provinces in general, and will contribute in supporting the projects, as supplemented by the province of Dhi Qar, the administrative unit of their own, leaving only activate and direct the work». The MP said Amer winner of «life» that «the House of Representatives submitted a working paper to The Ministry of Finance to respond to the necessity of another paper to confirm the integrity of the legal status of the provinces to take over your exchange funds without review of ministries ». He added that «Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi, before the withdrawal of its mass of Parliament, attended the parliamentary session last allocated in part to discuss ways to pass specific legislation and final to give the money to the provinces to implement their projects, rather than the distribution of amounts of public budgets to ministries that do not complete their projects do not take into account justice in the distribution of projects ». The head of the provincial council in Basra morning Albzona «life» that «the light the presidency of the mass of the National Alliance in parliament to explain to him the nature of the challenges facing the work of local government and the need to grant powers to enact legislation in line with the exceptional importance of the Basra province ». He stressed that «the Council received the official support of the National Alliance to demand the granting of special powers to maintain over the next year». And closes the final decision, according to officials, the door of questioning calculations between the province and the center, as was talk of reliance on false information about the wealth of the provinces by the government in Baghdad. and through the Chairman of the Committee on Strategic Planning in the province of Dhi Qar Ahmad Taha Al-Sheikh Ali, who confirmed that «preservation was not convinced by the results of inventories and numbering established by the Ministry of Planning and finally, that were classified within the conservative-rich provinces in the country».

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