Parliamentary Finance: budget in 2016 is not austerity

2012 2015
Confirmed the Parliamentary Finance Committee member Majida al-Tamimi, the general budget for 2016 approved by the House of Representatives is not "austerity", as pointed out that the budget will see further reductions.

Tamimi said that "the general budget for 2016 approved by the House of Representatives, last Wednesday, the amount exceeded 94 billion dollars, not austerity," asserting that "the amount of $ 94 billion compared to the large number Estimated revenue which starved the budget."

Tamimi said, that "the budget in the coming period will see further reductions," pointing to "reduce the higher grades in the presidents and ministers, as well as reduce deployment costs by 50%."

The House of Representatives voted in (16 December 2015), on the draft budget law for fiscal 2016 valued at more than 105 trillion dinars, while keeping the share of the Kurdistan region of 17% of the budget.