The Presidency of Parliament sets this week as the date for voting on the 2023 budget

The Presidency of Parliament sets this week as the date for voting on the 2023 budget


The Presidency of Parliament sets this week as the date for voting on the 2023 budgetToday, Sunday, the Presidency of the House of Representatives set the date for voting on the 2023 budget law, while indicating that it will be decided during the current week.

“The Finance Committee is scheduled to complete its final report on the draft federal budget law for the years 2023, 2024 and 2025,” said Deputy Speaker of the House of Representatives, Shakhwan Abdullah, in a statement.

He added, “The federal budget law will be voted on this week, and the House of Representatives will hold a special session to approve and approve the general budget, because it is an important law and citizens in all governorates of Iraq are waiting for it.”

Yesterday, Saturday, the Finance Committee announced the completion of the discussion of the items of the 2023 general budget.

And the media department of the House of Representatives stated in a statement, “The Finance Committee, headed by Atwan Al-Atwani, continued its meetings through the sub-committees for reading the items and following up the schedules, in preparation for submitting them to a vote. It directly affects the lives of citizens.

The statement added, “The Special Committee for the Study of the Items completed reading the legal texts contained in the budget and presenting visions and ideas in order to maximize the revenues of the state’s public treasury, in addition to discussing the allocations of the Vehicle Fees Law for the maintenance of roads and bridges, the distribution of amounts according to spending agencies, and the estimation of revenues, stressing the importance of the approach.” Towards supporting the private sector and encouraging national industries to employ the labor force and eliminate unemployment through setting legal paragraphs and texts that support the national product within the budget.

He pointed out, “The committee checked the listed tables to study the amounts allocated for service and commodity supplies, special programs, electricity and water fees, and gas imports, as well as allocations for the school feeding program, and discussed them scientifically and expressed views to ensure that they reached their places, and hosted those concerned in this regard.” .

The committee affirmed, according to the statement, “its keenness to adhere to the accuracy of making transfers between spending units, and transferring financial amounts as needed, with knowledge of all exchange chapters contained within the schedules of the Federal General Budget Law, and an emphasis on increasing the allocations of poor governorates for the implementation of service projects.”