Board of Control sent the closing statements of the budget until 2011, and the government has delayed its review

Author: BS, ZJ
Editor: BK, BS


Long-Presse / Baghdad
The House vote on the final data for the 2007 budget and the reservation of certain paragraphs until they get a response from the government on them, returned to talk about the big problems facing regulators to follow up exchange mechanisms in more than eight years.

It seems that the adoption of the final accounts for the years from 2008 to 2013 needs a long time for approval may exceed the current year, especially, with great reviews on the budgets of "oil boom", which spent about $ 600 billion without a clear definition of the aspects of exchange.

Says a member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Majida al-Tamimi, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The approval of the final data does not mean approval of the parliament on the paragraphs of all, because there are reservations," noting that "the government is to follow up on the paragraphs that the parliament Notes on them, and there is a committee in the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers to do so and to clarify those paragraphs in cooperation with the Office of financial supervision. "

Tamimi adds, that "there are paragraphs that those observations relating to the payments from the imprest account", usually that "Parliament will not give a final endorsement of the closing statements if not resolved observations regarding them, as will resort to a solution saves the public money."
Government recognizes that delayed sending the final data for several years has led to weakness accurate control over the budgets exchange mechanisms over the past years.

He says economic advisor to the Prime Minister, Haider al-Abadi, said that "the parliament has approved its data does not deny inquire about any mysterious part of it, because it is the right of Parliament to inquire about the BSA on being audited."

He adds the appearance of Mohammed Saleh, in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The final data for the previous year should be provided under the law, with the new budget, and should not be delayed for many years," returned to "delay the submission of the final data for several years weakens careful monitoring, It is difficult to check some things. "

It explains favor, that "the parliament even if they approved the closing statements of the right to monitor any financial edema find the obscure," stressing that "the concerned authorities should clarify matters for Parliament if so requested."

In turn, says Director of Information Office of Financial Supervision, Imad Ismail, said in an interview to the (long-Presse), "The Ministry of Finance sent the annual closing statements to the Court for scrutiny and whether he has any comments on them return it to the ministry for the Ptodahaa."

It is noteworthy Ismail, that "the BSA sent the final data for the years 2007 through 2011, the Council of Ministers, to brought successively to Parliament for approval, but he sent it at once," blaming "the Council of Ministers responsible for the delay send that data to the parliament."

He adds inform BSA director, that "the Court completed the final data for the years 2012 and 2013, the last check, while not doing so for 2014 the absence of which the budget," he continued, that "the Court has audited the closing statements of the past in 2015, and he had some notes on them which She invited him to return it to the Ministry of Finance. "

Explains Ismail, that "the Parliament addressed the ministries that he had observations on the final data for the years 2005- 2006 asking them to correct them and to clarify the circumstances," pointing out that "the Court does not know anything about the observations of Parliament or procedures on the final data for the year 2007".

The Iraqi Council of Representatives, voted in, (second from this April 2016), during its meeting of 22 of the second legislative term of the second legislative year, the final accounts for 2007.