Created on Wednesday, July 24 / July 2013 12:05 | [/ltr]
BAGHDAD / Haidar al-Tamimi
The Ministry of Finance held extensive meetings with senior officials of the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers to resolve the file supplementary budget. Said Undersecretary Fadel prophet "The final decision on the preparation of a supplemental budget or not will be made in consultation with the Minister of Finance and the Council of Ministers to get out a unified position during the next week."
With regard to the position of the Kurdistan region on the financial dispute in the current year budget Prophet explained that "the issue of financial dispute with the Kurdistan region can be resolved outside the terms of the supplementary budget." He says one adviser to Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki that an amendment to the scarcity of federal budget law, indicating the possibility of submitting a supplemental budget in next July, included the agreement between the federal government and the provincial government.
The ministers ended and the Kurdistan Alliance MPs boycott of the government and parliament early last month after month, to describe as positive meeting between a delegation from the provincial government and the federal government during which they agreed to overcome their differences and find solutions to outstanding problems clause, notably financial.