Parliamentary Finance announces the reduction of employees' salaries 3%
Parliamentary Finance announces the reduction of employees' salaries 3% for continuing to support the popular crowd
12/15/2015 (00:01 pm)
Parliamentary Finance Committee revealed a reduction in employees' salaries by 3% to be safe, and to support the popular crowd to face the decline in the country's resources. And it demanded the Oil Ministry to reconsider the rounds of licenses, as called financial expert to activate the agricultural and industrial sectors to reduce dependence on oil and increase revenue.
She said the Parliamentary Finance Committee member Majida al-Tamimi, in an interview to the (long-Presse) that "the decline in imports is bound to affect the budget and the country's economy," indicating that "the Commission stressed the need to reduce costs to a minimum degree to face the decline of Iraq's resources by 60% as announced Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi. "
Altmimaimi She added that "the employees' salaries were reduced by 3% to be safe, and to support the popular crowd," pointing out that "the biggest problem lies in the licenses which take a significant proportion of revenues to the government does not keep the rounds is little thing."
She explained a member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee that "the Commission put a paragraph in the budget, eliminate the need for a review of licenses to improve the country's resources" rounds, claim the oil ministry the need to "apply because the oil belongs to the Iraqis, not the ministry."
The head of the Council of Ministers, Haider al-Abadi revealed Saturday (the 12th of December the current 2015), lower the country's imports by 60 percent, while among the government is seeking to reduce the shortfall within the overall budget items next in 2016, emphasized the importance of constructive dialogue between the two authorities the legislative and executive.
For his part, the financial expert Ibrahim Mahmoud Bakr saw that "everyone knows the adoption of the Iraqi economy on oil by 90%," noting that "the fall in world oil prices has greatly impacted in Iraq and place it in an economic crisis."
He said Mahmoud, in an interview to the (long-Presse), so that the "decline effect on the outcome of the federal budget, and make them suffer a large deficit," returned to "stay on course as it is will affect the country's projects."
And he saw a financial expert to "overcome the crisis requires the activation of non-oil resources, such as agriculture, which involves great importance, and can be substituted for imported from abroad, especially with the rising of the Tigris River and rain as a result of rainfall coming from Iran and floods," calling for a "rehabilitation projects Industrial stalled and using them to bring added revenue
Of the State ".
The Finance Minister, Hoshyar Zebari, said in (the 25th of November 2015), the 2016 budget will provide the country folk and the requirements of the crowd, and among the lack of solutions, including staff contracts, grants the provinces confirmed the validity of the collection of funds.
The Committee on the economy and parliamentary investment announced, in (the 19th of October 2015), the 2016 budget, amounting to 106 trillion dinars, a deficit of 23 trillion dinars, while showed that most of them devoted to the security sector, revealed the existence of a large austerity them.