The Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, Dr. Shakhwan Abdullah Ahmed, chaired the meeting of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, in the presence of the chairman and members of the committee, to complete the discussions and take general and detailed observations on the draft federal budget law for the years 2023, 2024, and 2025, and at the outset, His Sovereignty appreciated the continuous efforts of the committee members, their daily meetings with ministers, heads of agencies, and governors, and their continued cooperation to perform their national duties and responsibilities towards the law.
The Deputy Speaker, during his speech, stressed the need to expedite the completion of the federal budget because it is an important law that affects the lives and aspirations of citizens, and it contributes to the stability of the economic and security situation in the country. Abdullah called for fairness in all governorates, achieving the national interest, and the inclusion of financial allocations for the implementation of projects in areas that suffer from a lack of services, and he pointed out the importance of investing in a positive atmosphere for approving the draft general budget law.
Media Office of the Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi Council of Representatives
May 10, 2023