Parliamentary Finance: Abadi told us not to touch the 2016 budget expenses

BAGHDAD - News Today - Parliamentary Finance Committee confirmed Friday that the fiscal deficit to the draft budget law for fiscal 2016 "is contrary to international standards", among the prime minister Haider al-Abadi told the Committee that the possibility of prejudice to the expenses of the budget.

The decision of the Committee MP Ahmad Haji Rashid in an interview for agency news today, "It is supposed to reach the financial budget for 2016 to the House of Representatives on the tenth of the month of October of this," explaining that "the budget where imaginary numbers and the proportion of the deficit reached 29 trillion Iraqi Dinar".

He said Rashid, that "this is a big gap and violates international financial norms that the deficit does not exceed 15%, but the budget of 2016 exceeded 28%."

He said Rashid, that "the powers of the parliamentary finance committee is to reduce expenses and transfers between the doors, but the prime Alorza told us not to touch it, and told us that the government lowered them to the fullest extent possible."

The Economic Adviser to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, Monday (September 28 2015) that the State's strategic direction towards the private sector, as he pointed to the 2016 budget designed to borrow a little too much debt and filling.