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Najafi: Mon, date of vote on the budget
The head of the Iraqi parliament Osama Najafi, on Thursday, that next Monday will vote on the budget for the current year 2012, stressing that the adoption of the budget delay caused significant damage in the areas of investment.
Nujaifi said during a session of the House of Representatives yesterday that "we have to complete all of our discussions on the general budget for the current year 2012 and resolve all differences which even called us the matter is that we continue until late hours in order to preserve the interests of the citizens related to the budget," asserting that "next Monday will vote against it."
Najafi added that "the adoption of the budget delay caused significant damage in the areas of investment and other sectors directly related to the interests of citizens."
The Finance Minister Rafie al-Issawi, in December of 2011, for approving the government to balance Iraq in 2012 that of 117 trillion dinars and a deficit of 14 trillion dinars, and the adoption of the production of 2.0006 million barrels per day and at $85 per barrel.
In a related development discussed the First Deputy Chairman of the House of Representatives Qusay al-Suhail with the parliamentary Finance Committee budget for fiscal year 2012 as well as laws in arrears to the Committee.
Suhail said through his chairing of the meeting of the Committee to the need to expedite the adoption of the financial budget as many of the projects and grades stalled due to delays in approval.
He called at the same time to determine the limits of time to send the budget as of the date sent by the government through the House of Representatives in discussing and voting on them in order not to delay the recurrence of the vote in each year.
He stressed on the necessity of setting priorities Mounaqlat financial plans to the House of Representatives to do by pointing to the need for the allocation of financial abundance in the budget for the treatment of cancer patients as there are substantial costs borne by the families of the injured person, which requires us to extend a helping hand to them.
In a related development revealed a member of the Commission on Security and Defense deputy governor Zamili block free allocations to the security services for the year 2012 Tkdrb $17 billion.
He said Zamili): The security budget is estimated at $ 17 billion, but adding these amounts can not meet a single contract from the Air Force contracts and air defense or naval force.
He added that Iraq Zamili sought to diversify its arms so as not to monopolize some of the countries of Iraq and impose conditions in terms of arming, equipping, and revealed that the coming decades that will be concluded with France, Russia, Italy, Croatia and Serbia.
And Zamili that the Commission on Security and Defence will open a fund for arming put the money allocated to the Ministry of Defense for the purpose of concluding contracts and that is very important for building the Iraqi armed forces because the majority of neighboring countries has become an arsenal of weapons and a smaller country with five squadrons of fighter aircraft and systems, alarm and control.
He explained that Zamili readiness of the armed forces is estimated at 50% and this result, Iraq will become threatened by the ocean and must support the armed forces at this critical stage.