BAGHDAD - Muntazer Nasser
Reduced member of parliament, the effect of delaying the ratification of the federal budget, confirming the approval of the end of this January.
The government carried the responsibility of the delay, and the violation of the Constitution not to receive the final exchange accounts for the years past, they stressed that they are working on the intensive study of the budget, which reached a minimum, to 117 trillion dinars. At a time in which they stated that they used their powers to make transfers, viewed files, services and investment and reinforcing the ration card of which they had discussed the most important priorities in the budget.
In an interview with the "world" on Sunday, said a member of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives Najiba Najib, that "the delay was not caused by the parliament, but borne by the government, which sent the budget to parliament on 12 December, in accordance with due mathematical world, while it was supposed to make in the month of September, ie before 3 months, "pointing to" intercept the International Monetary Fund on an increase in operational expenditure, and the arrival of the budget in the mildly to 117 trillion dinars at a minimum. "
The House of Representatives last Tuesday, has ended the first reading of a bill going forward General for the year 2012, after a heated debate witnessed a mass boycott of Iraq and the objections by the Kurdistan Alliance List, on the statements made by a member of the state law against President Jalal Talabani.
The government decided to bring the federal budget to the House of Representatives last month, after reducing the value to 115 trillion dinars, reduce the deficit for the initial bill.
The draft law on the federal budget for 2012, the former, it was decided to allocate $ 131 trillion Iraqi dinars (112 billion dollars) in total federal counterbalance, an increase of 36 percent from last year, and a deficit of $ 20 billion.
The answer that "it is supposed to take the Parliament and a good time to study and discuss, but we are working hard multiplier in order to complete the debate and listening to the institutions concerned in order to finalize it, not inconsistent with the quality of study in pursuit of interest, public service and the reduction of unemployment and increasing services and made available, "indicating" We are working day and night, through the hearings in order to reach a certain convictions and within the powers granted, to make transfers to reduce certain expenditures and other lifting, as the public interest and according to the needs of the Iraqi people. "
Denied a member of the parliamentary "there is no significant impact on the local economy or investment projects, given that the bulk of the investment projects are ongoing projects since 2010 and 2011, and the new projects which alone delayed, but they are very small compared Palmstmrh, but it is under development and implementation "afterthought" It is generally best completed on time. "
The economists said the "world" in the earlier, the investment budget is affected by the delay other than operational.
And confirmed the answer, "During this month, Sankar budget and endorse it, we're making the proposed texts, we are making unremitting efforts and intense to increase the hours of work, meetings and hearings," indicating that "the Ministry of Finance told us hardly return the budget that set ceiling minimum of 117 trillion dinars, decision, where he remained a follower of the parliament who can decide a lot of things ".
She noted that "our staff has the ability to resolve the files through the experiences in the past years, which will be channeled to the welfare of the people and the poor citizen in general," pointing out that her team "listened to a number of ministries, institutions and government bodies."
The answer to that "our opposition to the government is not to deliver closing statements so far, the government violated the Constitution in Article effective exchange of the budget, we must even acknowledge the new budget, to get the final statements for the past year, while the government did not provide any statement final, but it provided us with the final statement for the year 2010, and can not rely on it because it is not final. "
The Najib had said "the world" on Saturday, "The House of Representatives, and since its establishment did not approve any final accounting," she said, "is supposed to provide the final accounts with the budget of the state for the following year, if this were applied to have benefited from it to estimate the actual expenses of the ministries , and in the proportions of the allocations in the budget of other ministries. "
In turn, said a member of the Finance Committee in the Council Ahmed electrodes in his interview for "the world" yesterday, "we are working on the ratification of the budget, thoughtfully, and we can not approve in partial or non-court, because it represents the allocations of the Iraqi people and their rights, despite the lack of time, but we will absorb all the necessary discussions. "
He held a number of officials in the provinces of Iraq, said in remarks published by the "world" Yesterday, the House of Representatives and the political blocs responsibility for delaying the ratification of the budget, critics indifference deteriorating economic reality.
For his part, MP from the coalition of state law, Abbas al-Bayati, files that investment, services and armed, and the ration card is the most important priorities that should be discussed in Parliament on the draft general budget for the year 2012 in front of him before now.
He said al-Bayati told "Voices of Iraq" yesterday, "The public budget balance and promising, with 4 priority task that must be discussed during the passing of the law," noting that "the investment budget of the most important priorities that should be discussed, as well as the issue of the service sector is important and must be provided to the Iraqi people." .
Al-Bayati said, "We have to have a confirmation of the importance of arming the army and police to be able to perform its functions," adding that "the ration card is also a priority task, must be discussed during the budget, to support and improve quality."
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