151 votes for proposal over distribution of federal budget’s funds on provinces collected

1 1 votes for proposal over distribution of federal budget s funds on provinces collected 151 votes for proposal over distribution of federal budgets funds on provinces collected

Baghdad (IraqiNews.com) MP Abdul Salam al-Maliki of the State of Law Coalition revealed collecting votes of MPs to set one criterion in distributing the financial allocations of the federal budget on the Iraqi provinces.

MP Maliki stated to Iraqi News “151 signatures were collected from MPs to submit a law draft about distributing the financial shares of the federal budget on the provinces,” noting that “the distribution of those funds should be according to the population density and poverty in the provinces.”

“There are provinces suffer from poverty but they are not awarded enough financial allocations to suit their needs such as Basra province which its oil exports make up large percentage of Iraq’s revenues,” he added.

It is worth mentioning that some MPs within the SLC have demanded to decrease the share of

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