Parliamentary Finance: We will discuss the budget after the New Year holidays

Parliamentary Finance: We will discuss the budget after the New Year holidays

2020-12-30

Parliamentary Finance - We will discuss the budget after the New Year holidaysThe Parliamentary Finance Committee announced, on Wednesday, that discussion of the draft federal budget law for 2021 will begin after the New Year’s holiday.

A member of the committee, Representative Shirwan Mirza, told the Patriotic Union of Kurdistan website that “discussion of the draft federal budget law for 2021 will start after the New Year holiday.”

He added that “the House of Representatives will certainly amend the budget and transfer the sums contained in it,” noting that “the budget is estimated at more than 160 trillion dinars, and these funds are huge and very large.”

He explained that “the House of Representatives has the authority to reduce and transfer in the chapters of the budget and the Finance Committee will meet with the relevant government agencies and discuss the allocations included in the budget and ways to reduce it.”

The Speaker of Parliament, Muhammad al-Halbousi, announced the extension of the current legislative season for a period of one month.

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