Abadi: reduced government spending for 2015 to 60% lower than it was

19:58, February 25, 2016

Opinion economy

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said that "the government has reduced government spending for 2015 to 60% lower than it was, and we assume an additional reduction of the current fiscal year, and are working to reduce dependence on oil fiscal budget."
A statement by the prime minister's office received (Opinion International) a copy of "The Prime Minister held a meeting with the President and members of the economic and investment commission in Parliament in which he said that" economic reform needs action, and we started working out to move the country to the right path, "adding that" the government need a reformist team is consistent at the level of the application, and implementation of reforms, and the general direction and vision of the government. "
Abadi said that "communication with the Parliament is important, there is a serious challenge as a result of lower oil prices, and the other to Ayai seriousness of the problem that requires cooperation and take measures to control it."
Abadi pointed out that "the country is not driven by the mentality of one but collaboration within a single team," he said, adding "we have taken measures to encourage national product, and we will prevent flooding the market with goods imported shoddy to encourage our industry."
He stressed the need for cooperation in order to reduce the number of deputies and members of the provincial council; because of their importance in reducing expenses, as well as decision-making.
He assured the Prime Minister that the staff of "an ongoing salaries, and not to listen to rumors launched by the other, which attempts to block any reform process." is over