Saturday, 10 November 2012 - 2:28 PM
House Speaker Osama Nujaifi
Finished heads of political blocs and parliamentary committees, headed by Speaker Osama Najafi their agreement to discuss the file of the ration card in session next Monday as well as display amnesty laws, infrastructure and information communication and the Federal Court and the Supreme Judicial Council on the House of Representatives for a vote during future meetings, according to what he said to Radio Mirbid source in parliament.
The source said that "among the topics was also agreed during the meeting to extend the work of the House of Representatives in the current legislative term due to receipt of the general budget for the year 2013." ( extend it to 3 days a week ? )
The parliament had to vote on the laws of infrastructure and a general amnesty and telematics and the Federal Court and the Supreme Judicial Council in more than one session, because of political differences.
And the heads of parliamentary blocs, on October 9 last meeting chaired by Najafi to agree to vote for the laws outstanding, where participants agreed to form a sub-committee comprising MPs Haider Mulla and Prince Kanani and Khalid Shwani and Mohsen Hassan to consider the differences on the general amnesty law, that raises the law to vote in the 13 October 2012, also agreed to add the blocks on the proposals infrastructure and law voted on in the 11th session of the same month, but the political differences between the blocks led to Tagelhma to the notice.
The Cabinet decided at its forty-eighth held, Tuesday, November 6 replace the current ration card system amounts of cash distributed to covered in this system by (15) thousand dinars for each individual.
The earlier decision reactions rejecting him, where warned House Speaker on November 8 ongoing seriousness of this resolution, as required for a national consensus to take such a fateful decision, confirmed near host parliament to ministers of trade, finance and discussed publicly about it.
He was also the leader of Sadr Muqtada al-Sadr, on Friday astonishment and outrage at the decision to cancel the ration card program and replace it with a cash allowance, apologizing to the people for his vote belongs to the resolution, calling on Parliament to host the Prime Minister and those responsible for doing so.
The religious authority, Sheikh Mohammed al-Yacoubi on Friday, five proposals for the Iraqi government for the success of its recent decision to cancel the ration card items, questioned the possibility of success of the distribution of cash allowance to citizens.
And student religious authority Ali al-Sistani on Friday, to reconsider the decision to cancel the ration card, revealing the "SOS" A lot of citizens because of it, he warned of serious repercussions of living and economically.
He promised Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki increased quota allowance to 25 thousand dinars, pointing out that the ration card system in need of reform, as he emphasized that the Council of Ministers decided to provide food in the markets, in addition to the amount due.
The Minister of Trade Khairallah Hassan Babiker, on Friday, that his ministry will distribute 850 tons of food to citizens soon.
And trimmed the ministry in 2010, the ration card to five core subjects are flour, rice, sugar, oil, and milk for children, and confirmed that the rest of the ration card items that can be purchased from local markets such as legumes, tea, washing powder and adult milk will be canceled.
It is noteworthy that the majority of Iraqis depend on what furnish their ration card in their daily lives since the start of the international embargo on Iraq in 1991 after the Kuwait war, and includes ration per capita rice, flour, vegetable oil, sugar, tea, washing powder, soap, milk dried (for adults), and powdered milk (for children), and legumes lentils and beans, chickpeas, and estimated the value of these materials per capita in the domestic market by about ten dollars, not counting children's milk, while it is obtained through the ration card $ 500 dinars .