The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Parliament, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, chaired over the meeting of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, which was held today, Monday 4/11/2022, in the presence of the Chairman of the Committee, Mr. Hassan Al-Kaabi, and the ladies and gentlemen Deputies, members of the Committee. During the meeting, a detailed discussion of the articles of the draft law on emergency support for food security and development took place before its approval, while Abdullah praised the efforts made by the Finance Committee and their tireless and continuous work to mature this law and make the necessary amendments to it.
The Deputy Speaker of the Council stressed that the draft law on emergency support for food security is very important because it directly affects the livelihood of citizens and will secure the provision of ration card items and food baskets, Pointing out that the draft law includes in its articles the disbursement of financial dues for the past years to farmers, And the possibility of supporting the agricultural sector and encouraging local production in a way that enhances market stability and secure basic foodstuffs, He added that the Council of Representatives will proceed with the legal and constitutional procedures to pass the law and include it on the agenda and present it to a vote in the upcoming sessions.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
Monday 11 April 2022