Political calls to pass the budget by “the majority”

Political calls to pass the budget by “the majority”

03/15/2021 07:04:33

Political calls to pass the budget by the majority{Politics: Al Furat News} Deep and thorny differences continue between the political blocs regarding the draft General Budget Law 2021, which prompted parties to those blocs to adopt the thesis of voting on the budget and passing it by “the majority” after dozens of marathon rounds without reaching an agreement on it, which led To lift the vote on it in today’s session.

A member of the Parliamentary Legal Committee, Hussein Al-Oqabi, confirmed, in a press interview, the position of the National Approach bloc to which he belongs from the federal budget, and their boycott of the voting session “if the forty essential paragraphs that they announced in official positions and statements were not modified since the leaked budget was released to the public.”
He explained that “members of the bloc will not attend the vote on the budget law,” citing the most prominent paragraphs that they are demanding, including “returning the exchange rate to what it was previously, because of the severe damage inflicted on citizens, especially those with limited incomes and poor segments, and the significant price hike.” .
He added, “The other paragraph that we emphasized is the abolition of the article that allows the privatization of the energy sectors, by which we mean oil, gas and electricity, as well as paragraphs 41 and 42 that allow the ownership of agricultural lands, and also the abolition of Article 47 for the sale of the assets of the industrial state, which contributes to the control of whales.” Corruption on the capabilities of citizens and the people, “noting that” this is a sample of articles that must be changed, otherwise we will not attend the session for voting on the law. ”
And he, a member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Shirwan Mirza, had suggested to {Euphrates News} yesterday, Sunday, the vote on the federal budget for 2021 this week, and said: “The approval of the budget is very likely during this week, within the coming sessions,” indicating that “the committee Finance needs another meeting before its approval. ”

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