INA - BAGHDAD
Speaker of Iraqi Parliament Mohammed al-Halbusi recommended to bring the CBI; Central Bank of Iraq; to the meetings of the Parliamentary Financial Committee meeting.
He also called to put an end to the concept of making Acting Ministers and to support the private sector as well as increasing the Non-Oil revenues in the General Budget.
This came during his meeting with Parliamentary Financial Committee on Wednesday.
The meeting came to discuss the General Budget of 2019, the foreign borrowing, KRG and Peshmerga allocations, in addition to the situations of ministries’ incomes in the Budget.
“The General Budget is highly important to Iraqis and the amendments must be into the interests of the people,” said al-Halbusi.
He expressed the government readiness to cooperate with the Parliament and the financial committee in terms of the budget and to solve the disputes between the two sides regarding some items in this law.
Adel Abdul Mahdi expressed his satisfaction with the spirit of cooperation and understanding prevailing between the three presidencies and focusing on issues that serve the Iraqi people and achieve their aspirations
PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi received in his official office the Secretary-General of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), Houlin Zaou.
Iranian Foreign Minister Jawad Zarif on Monday visited the Iraqi parliament.
Speaker of the house representative Mohammed Al-Halbousi received on Monday the Jordanian king Abdullah II.
Prime Minister Adel Abdel Mehdi confirmed that France is a friendly country to Iraq and that relations with it are very important because of its status as well as the strong and outstanding role it plays