Baghdad discussed the budget in 2017 with the World Bank over the next week 08/22/2
Baghdad discussed the budget in 2017 with the World Bank over the next week
08/22/2016 (00:01 pm)
o Baghdad / long-Presse
Revealed Economists, on Sunday, for a meeting of Baghdad with the International Monetary Fund, in the 28th of this month to study the general budget for Iraq in 2017 and the extent of its commitment to the recommendations of the World Bank, as an enemy to those recommendations " are necessary and in the interest of the country , " deputy criticized the mass of Warka recommendations World Bank as "may serve the interests of foreign capital." (fear) The economist said Bassem Jamil Antoine in an interview with (long - Presse), "A delegation from the Ministry of Finance and some specialists will hold a meeting with the International Monetary Fund, in the 28th of the current month , " noting that " the meeting will include a study of the general budget for Iraq for 2017".
He added Antoine, " The meeting will discuss Iraq 's commitment to the recommendations of the World Bank which stipulated to lend to Iraq, which include activation of taxes and curb wastage and activating non - oil resources , " adding that " the talks will focus on the price of oil , which will be the budget is calculated according to him, should not be higher than the rolling the price in the market. "
for his part, economist Majid picture in an interview with (long - Presse)," the World Bank 's recommendations are necessary and in the interest of the country as calls to reduce operating expenses and not investment. "
promised the picture, that" resorting to minimize grading expenses special protections starved general budget significant funds. " for
his part, MP for the mass of the Warka Joseph Salioh in an interview (range Press)," the World Bank recommendations and interfering in the work of the government and determine the budget, is a procedure that has been in the interest of foreign capital, " accusing the World Bank "not taking into account the interest of the country."
he was the financial advisor to the Prime Minister Haider al - Abadi, revealed in the (16 August 2106), from the end of the Ministry of Finance to prepare the 2017 budget and confirmed submitted to the cabinet for discussion during the month of September, as he pointed out that the value would be about $ 82 billion at a price calculated $ 40 for a barrel of oil.