Monday, February 23, 2015 18:18
Alsumaria News / Baghdad
Held the Ministry of Finance , on Monday, an expanded meeting with the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives and the central bank managers and a number of banks to discuss ways to finance the budget deficit.
The Finance Ministry said in a statement, "Alsumaria News" received a copy of it, "Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari discuss, today, with a number of senior government officials, parliamentarians, directors of banks ways to finance the budget deficit and plans of the Ministry for the implementation of the budget law after its publication in the Official Gazette (Official Gazette) ".
The statement added that "the meeting was attended by Minister of Planning and the central bank governor and directors of banks, Rafidain and Rasheed and the Iraqi Trade Bank, and the chairman and members of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives and the President of the advisory board of the Council of Ministers," noting that "During the meeting, they discussed the financial liquidity crisis and the rationalization of expenditures and ways to finance the fiscal deficit and the completion of obtaining loans from banks and measures. "
The ministry said in a statement that he "was at the meeting and after crystallization number of ideas and proposals for the future provision and maintenance of financial liquidity to meet the basic needs of citizens, and to support the military and security effort to counter terrorism distinct discussions."
The House of Representatives voted in (January 29, 2015), the draft federal budget for the current year worth in excess of Al119 trillion dinars and a deficit of about 25 trillion, and set the price of a barrel of oil at $ 56.
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