Sabri: Abadi reforms include the reduction of members of parl. & provincial councils
Sabri: Abadi reforms include the reduction of members of parliament and provincial councils
Political Since 02/28/2016 12:00 (Baghdad time)
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Said a spokesman for the office of Prime Minister Saad al-Hadithi, said on Sunday that al-Abadi announcement about the need to reduce the deputies came within the reforms planned to be implemented due to the financial circumstances experienced by Iraq.
The newborn's / balances News /, that "al-Abadi announced the need to search in the reduction MPs and provincial councils because if continued worsening of their numbers in the coming years it will saddle the state budget and carries with it a significant financial burden, so parliament called to discuss this matter and to find a mechanism to achieve that".
He added, that "Abadi have raised this general idea for discussion and seeking the views of the political blocs on them, and it needs to be strong support from the Parliament in proportion to the financial distress experienced by the country's circumstances."
It is said that Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi called for reducing the number of members of the House of Representatives, in order to reduce government spending.