The government and parliament in front of a major embarrassment of the budget
Naseef for / Mawazin News /: The government and parliament in front of a major embarrassment of the budget
Political Since 2018-03-15 at 18:12 (Baghdad time)
Special Mawazine News
The MP of the National Alliance, high Nassif, on Thursday, that the central government and the House of Representatives in front of a major embarrassment of the budget after the refusal of President Fuad Masum ratification, and the objections of the World Bank.
“We warned early on the government to rely on borrowing rather than relying on Iraqi resources and mobilizing these resources to meet the deficit and budget requirements, especially after oil prices have changed,” Naseef told Mawazine News.
“The government has again gone to borrow from the World Bank, but the bank has imposed conditions on the state and the government,” she said, adding that “among the irregularities, giving the space to the event and development, and the installation of contracts for those who exceeded their age of contract four years.”
She explained, “The government, despite the imposition of taxes and collection, but the bank was not satisfied, and as a result did not ratify the President of the Republic Fuad Masum, the budget.
She stressed that “the government and parliament in the critical of the position of the budget at this late time with the near date of the new elections and the end of the life of the current government,” indicating that “the parliament has only one time of the meeting even if he wanted to hold an extraordinary meeting and this is not possible for consultations and reading The draft law read first and second, in addition to the legal contexts and the difficulty of completing the quorum. ”
The President of the Republic, Fuad Masoum, has refused to approve the financial budget 2018 and returned to the House of Representatives with a view to reviewing its content, the first Tuesday, while pointing to the existence of 31 articles contrary to the legislation in force.
In response to the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Salim al-Jubouri, on Wednesday, the veto infallible, the budget for the current year 2018, stressing that the latter does not have a “veto” and can challenge the Federal Court.