Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) MP, Mohammed Eqbal, of the Iraqiya Slate stated that one of the disputed issues that delays the endorsement of the 2013 budget.
In a press statement received by IraqiNews.com on Sunday, he said “Settling all the disputes regarding the budget is important,” assuring that “The delay in endorsing the 2013 budget to achieve the interest of the Iraqis is a positive issue.”
“the IS has many notes regarding the budget and the Parliamentary Finance Committee did not submit its final report yet where we cannot promise the Iraqis about the date of endorsing it.”
“The provinces did not have the required allocations that should be also for the projects and the Ration Card,” he added, noting that “There are enough allocations for the investment in the current budget which will be against the hopes of the Iraqis.”
“We do not support endorsing the budget that does not serve the citizens and will not vote on it where the IS might have some notes regarding it,” he concluded.