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186 deputies finish the throes of the budget despite the objections of Erbil and Basra 186 deputies finish the throes of the budget despite the object
Has unanimously sharp political differences, the House of Representatives approved on Wednesday, the budget in 2017, which amounted to 100 trillion dinars and a deficit of 21 trillion dinars.
The budget was built on the export of 3.75 million barrels per day , including 250 thousand from the Kurdistan region, and 300 thousand barrels for Kirkuk 's oil, is priced at $ 42 a barrel, based on the exchange rate of 1182 dinars per dollar.
He introduced the bill to a vote at a meeting last Saturday, but the dispute over the allocation of the crowd frustrated tribal voting is completed , which lasted until midnight. And foiled the same row of the second hearing on Monday.
The voting session was attended by 186 deputies out of 328 deputies.
And stipulates (Article 52 / II) " in the form of the popular crowd adaptation of the provinces and areas where military operations against terrorist organizations by equal sons (the ratio of those provinces populated areas, according to the Ministry of Planning data) of the total number of employees of the crowd.
He was vice Forces Union demanded to allocate at least 35 % of the crowd of fighters to mobilize the tribes, but this request was rejected by the National Alliance , who has expressed his willingness to give the crowd tribal allocations commensurate with the rate in the whole country.
after the voting session at a press conference attended by the (long - Presse), said Parliament Speaker Salim al - Jubouri said .
" budget 2017 predominately austerity, and the most prominent aspects adopted by the House of Representatives in the budget to give priority to re - displaced people and provide the needs of the liberated areas and the expansion of investment. "
He Jubouri that" the budget is also included to maximize the non - oil resources and support for the local product and reducing the external deputations and counted, as well as reduced the proportion of the tax deduction and to provide for the printing of books financial allocations.
the chairman of the House of Representatives to" allocation of funds for the rehabilitation of survivors Alaesideat and women survivors of Tal Afar and Nineveh plain ", stressing that" the next stage you need to unite everyone and there are half a large need for the solidarity of everyone. "
He Jubouri that " the budget included to ensure the rights of employees and retirees and the payment of pension benefits to employees self - funded companies , " stressing " the keenness of the House of Representatives not to prejudice salaries and considered a red line regardless of the percentage of disability."
The head of the parliament during the conference that "the House of Representatives to reduce deductions on employees ' salaries to 3.8% , " he said , adding " the paragraph on assignments KRG staff in budget revenue exceptional efforts."
And caused disputes obstructing the adoption of the draft budget twice during the current week. But a source in the National Alliance confirmed resolve the differences between the political blocs before entering the voting session.
The source said in an interview with (long - Presse) that " the political blocs were able to resolve the differences on the financial budget bill for next year 2017 , " noting that "most of those differences were on allocations clan crowd , which was agreed to grant allocations according to the ratio of the population of the provinces."
A parliamentary source said (long - Presse) The vote on the budget was in the presence of 186 deputies, stressing that " the vote was unanimous . "
The source added that the House of Representatives "voted to amend the paragraph to grant leave to employees , " noting that " the amendment guarantees granted employee vacation unusual for four years and a salary My name is full of all ministries , including the Ministry of Interior with the exception of the Department of defense.
" The source revealed for "giving member of the Interior Ministry vacation unusual condition affiliated with the request and approval of the Minister of Interior."
The House of Representatives had voted at a meeting last Sunday to reject the paragraph in the budget provides for the granting of state employees leave for a period of 5 years with a salary my name.
The number of deputies withdrew from Basra voting session in protest against the petrodollar allocations that political blocs agreed to identify 5% of each barrel of product, while retreating student allocation of $ 5 for every barrel of product.
The House also voted on the budget and the budgets of the judiciary and the Human Rights Commission.
The judiciary 's budget amounted to around 400 billion dinars, while the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights , a budget of about 25 billion dinars.
The vote on the budget announced Presidency of the Council of Representatives of the legislative term ends, disrupting proceedings for a period of one month.
In the meantime , MP Mohsen al - Sadoun, a member of the Kurdistan Democratic Party bloc , told Reuters that the bloc were not present at the hearing and to have the objections from the beginning and think that the budget that was approved did not meet their requests.
On the eve of the vote on the budget, considered the Kurdistan Regional Government, that the paragraphs of the budget concerning the Territory "dangerous political scheme" against Kurdistan. She noted that the vote was against the general interests of the people of Kurdistan.
The government said in a statement seen by (range) yesterday, said that " the paragraphs relating to the province of Kurdistan in the Iraqi budget for 2017, a serious political plan against the Kurdistan region," expressing regret "for the Kurdish parliamentarians vote in spite of providing them with sufficient information.
"The statement said the provincial government said that " the Kurdistan region of expenses per month currently stands at 1 trillion and 352 billion dinars , " pointing out that "in the event of continuing the region sell oil as follows,
the total projected to export oil on the estimate of $ 42 per barrel of monthly revenue to the local revenue It will reach 1 trillion and 20 billion dinars per month, a difference of 390 billion dinars more than in the Iraqi federal budget for the year 2017 public law. "
She said the Kurdistan Regional Government that "our proposal , which has not been taken is that in return for the sale of the Kurdistan region 's oil by the federal government and the return of revenues to Baghdad, all financial dues to the province of which came in the annex to the agenda with the law ,
which is about 970 billion a month despite the fact that this refund less b (50) billion dinars of direct sales and imports of oil from the region , "pointing out that" in the event of acceptance of what is stated in the federal budget law for the year 2017, the region will be affected. "
And it showed the presidency of the Kurdistan Regional Government that " the amount received from Baghdad only covers the salaries saved to the staff of Kurdistan will not stay any other financial source , however , the territorial Government to secure the operating expenses and payments owed to oil companies and there payment of loans,
all of which needs to be 390 billion dinars , " expressing their willingness "for dialogue with The federal government in exchange for the provision of all financial dues and ensuring all the salaries of the region. "