Parliament speaker cancels his visit to Brussels to approve the 2016 budget

11.30.2015 at 12:18 (GMT Baghdad)

BAGHDAD - scales News
Canceled House Speaker Salim al-Jubouri his planned visit to the Belgian capital Brussels with preparations for the parliament to pass the state budget for 2016 after a government amendments thereto.

A statement by the Office of the President of the House of Representatives received / scales News / copy of it, "al-Jubouri, he canceled his visit to Brussels, which was hoped to be conducted early next December for discussions with the European Parliament on common issues."

He said the "decision to cancel the visit comes to House Speaker busy creating the necessary legislation for the remainder of the legislative term."

It pointed out that "the President of the Parliament has sent a number of members of the House of Representatives to hold discussions and seminars with the committees of the European Parliament on important issues concerning the Iraqi issue, as well as for the development of parliamentary relations between the two sides and enhance bilateral cooperation."

It is said that "the most important legislation that awaits approval in Parliament a draft financial budget law for 2016 that Parliament ended the discussion last week and approved by the Cabinet last Tuesday to amend the budget to reduce the deficit, estimated at 22.7 trillion dinars, equivalent to 21% of total expenditure compared to the expenses of 106 trillion dinars, ".anthy 29 quarters e