Parliamentary Finance: Abadi request to amend the 2017 budget before sending it to parliament

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Announced the parliamentary finance committee member Majda al-Tamimi "Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi request to amend the draft federal general budget of the new law before being sent to Parliament.

He said al-Tamimi said in a statement that "the House of Representatives has not received the budget in 2017 so far and is still with the Ministry of Finance under discussion with the Council of Ministers, because the prime minister Haider al-Abadi request to amend the overall terms and paragraphs of the budget before sending to parliament, so we will wait and arrive in the coming days."

She explained that "the budget in 2017 to balance the overall approach 2016 with a difference at the price of a barrel of oil and a few changes."

"The drafting of the new budget in 2017 allocations would be logical than the previous one, because there are changes made by the Ministry of Finance on the orders of al-Abadi, and thus all the numbers in circulation and allocations currently Aiatd with, because they will be subject to adjustment Bmainsjm and reduce the ceiling of government spending to sectors of the state."

She noted that "the parliamentary committee does not expect that the new budget includes many functional scores, because the present situation of the Iraqi state does not allow this," as she noted that "there are other laws will begin later that will provide jobs and jobs for unemployed youth."

She continued, "it was calculating the price of a barrel of oil at an average price $ 35 proposal of the parliamentary committee, of the need to take necessary precautions and build government spending at a low rate in order to avoid economic crises and falling oil prices."

Tamimi confirmed that "Parliament recognizes the sub-budgets for other points of a Judicial Council and the Commission of Human Rights and the Council of Representatives," noting that "a small committee chair took over the study Judicial Council budget items and will report it."

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