Abadi: 2016 budget should be accurate and secure salaries and wages especially popular for the crowd

2015/10/14 22:17

Long-Presse / Baghdad
Demanded the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, said on Wednesday that characterized year's budget items next in 2016, the "accuracy and realism" and take into account the expected fiscal revenues as a prelude to put forward at the meeting "extraordinary" to the Cabinet early next week, stressing the need to ensure salaries and wages for state employees armed and security forces and the popular crowd and retirees and the amounts of social welfare, farmers and armament to face (Daash).

This came during a crisis cell meeting, today, under the chairmanship of the Prime Minister, the aim of "a comprehensive review of the law of the general budget for the next 2016 in preparation for placing on the extraordinary meeting of the Council of Ministers which will be held next Sunday, corresponding to (the 18th of October the current 2015), according to a statement Information Office Prime Minister, followed the (long-Presse).

The statement quoted al-Abadi, his emphasis on the need to "characterized by the financial budget and details accurate and realistic terms, and take into account the forecast for the next 2016 fiscal revenues, and secure the salaries and wages of civil servants and the armed and security forces and the crowd popular and retirees, as well as the amounts needed to cover the paragraphs on welfare all types so as to maintain the standard of living of the categories covered and poor of society, "stressing the importance of" reinforcing Daash to confront gangs and allocations of the peasants. "

Bureau reported in his statement, that "the cell discussed during the meeting of the observations made by a number of ministers and the numerous challenges facing the country in all sectors."

The Cabinet decided on Tuesday (October 13th from the current 2015), held an extraordinary meeting next week, to approve the 2016 budget once and for all, and submit them to the House of Representatives.

The Council of Ministers decided, in (the twentieth of January 2015), the formation of a crisis cell headed by the prime minister, Haydar al-Abadi, and the membership of the Ministers of Finance, oil and planning, as well as the Governor of the Central Bank and economic advisor to the prime minister, to put the priorities of the government and the doors of exchange and to reduce expenses and increase resources Finance, with the help of experts and specialists.