A “record” period… Parliamentary finance sets a date for approving the tripartite budget

A “record” period… Parliamentary finance sets a date for approving the tripartite budget

2023-04-05 13:33

A record period... Parliamentary finance sets a date for approving the tripartite budgetShafaq News/ A member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, Jamal Cougar revealed, on Wednesday, that the approval of the general budget will be after Eid Al-Fitr.

Cougar told Shafaq News agency, “The House of Representatives will work to read, discuss and approve the budget law within a record period that does not exceed a month.”

He explained, “The House of Representatives has now begun the first reading of the budget law, and next week the second reading of the law will take place.”

Cougar continued, “After completing the second reading, a number of ministers, officials and governors will be hosted to discuss the financial allocations that were granted to ministries and departments in the budget law.”

He concluded by saying, “We in the Parliamentary Finance Committee will work to approve the budget law after Eid al-Fitr.”

Earlier today, Wednesday, Mohsen Al-Mandalawi, First Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, opened the work of Session No. (18) in the presence of 235 deputies, which is devoted to discussing the federal budget.

Parliament began its session by taking the constitutional oath to Representative Youssef Al-Kalabi, as a substitute for Representative Saadia Al-Aqabi.

After that, the House of Representatives proceeded with the first reading of the draft federal budget law for the Republic of Iraq for the fiscal years (2023, 2024, 2025).

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