Editor: HH 3.4.2013 16:05
Decided to head the Iraqi Council of Representatives, on Monday, the postponement of the parliamentary session of the 13 of the second legislative term of the year the third legislative decision during the vote on the law of the financial budget for the current year 2013, on Tuesday, for lack of quorum.
The decision Parliament Mohammed al-Khalidi in an interview to the (long-Presse), “The House of Representatives Speaker Muhammad Al-Khalidi has decided to lift the parliamentary session of the 13 of the second legislative term of the year legislative third to on Tuesday,” attributing the cause to “a lack of quorum.”
Khalidi said that “the meeting was scheduled to witness the vote on the law of the financial budget for the current year 2013.”
The head of the House of Representatives Osama Nujaifi order, earlier in the day, the 13th session of the second legislative term for the third legislative year to vote on the law of the financial budget for the year 2013, half an hour to lack of quorum.
He revealed a parliamentary source familiar with the interview (range Press), Monday, (4 March 2013), that the Iraqi List and the Kurdistan Alliance forward new demands for the Law of the financial budget for the current year 2013, and stressed that those demands will impede adoption of the budget through parliament session to be held today , while independent MP warned Osman Algehiche “repercussions of disapproval.”
The President of the House of Representatives, in the 25 February 2013, to postpone the hearing of the 13 of the second legislative term of the year legislative third while accepting the political blocs on the law of the financial budget for the current year 2013, for the third time because of continuing differences on the law, with failure during its meeting held in the 23 From February 2013, the vote on the budget bill back to the government to amend it.
The Shiite leader Moqtada al-Sadr face, on Sunday, (3 March 2013), his followers to demonstrate in all provinces on Friday, demanding the promulgation of the Law of the financial budget for the current year 2013, 24 hours after the threat Liberal bloc of the Sadrist movement, the first on Saturday, (2 March 2013), by resorting to many styles with the Iraqi people in general to force the political blocs on the adoption of the budget year 2013 the current, and showed that some deals with the subject like “booty” to impose a fait accompli and get the “gains”, accused political blocs to work in the “underground” to block approval.
And systems of hundreds of supporters Sadrist movement, in the 26 of February 2013, sit-in outside the Green Zone in central Baghdad, to demand the adoption of the financial budget for the current year 2013, denouncing the approaching political hindering approval, as announced cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, in the 27 February 2013, end the sit-in because of harassment by the security services of the protestors besieged and stop them and arrest them.
He Kurdistan Alliance, on Sunday, (3 March 2013) “optimistic” the possibility of reaching a solution on the dues of oil companies operating in the region before the vote on the budget, saying that the non-payment of those dues falls within a policy of “intimidation” of government against the Kurdistan region.
And the failure of the meeting of representatives governments central and Kurdistan region and heads of parliamentary blocs held, in the 27 February 2013, at the invitation of House Speaker Osama Najafi, to reach a final version on dues oil companies operating in the region, to resolve the budget law financial for the current year 2013, as set Najafi, next Monday, (February 4, 2013), a deadline to vote on the budget.
The Finance Committee of the House of Representatives announced, at the 24 February 2013, an agreement the Kurdistan Alliance and the Iraqi National Alliance on a final version of the budget law financial for the current year 2013, during a meeting, Second Deputy Speaker Arif Tayfur with heads of parliamentary blocs and the legal committee at the parliament building and attended by the Minister Planning and Finance Ali Yousef Shukri and Oil Minister Abdul Karim and coffee and a delegation representing the BSA, after approval of the demands of the Iraqi List, increasing the share of development of the Territory to the provinces after the reallocation of the operational budget, and demand the Kurdistan Alliance to pay dues oil companies operating in the Kurdistan region but in batches and not all at one.
Kurdistan Alliance returned after a day on the agreement on 25 February 2013, to back down, required to pay dues of the oil companies operating in the Kurdistan region once and not in the form of payments as agreed.
And facing the adoption of Iraq’s budget for 2013, many obstacles and large While failed when parliament, in the February 23, 2013, by adopting or returned to the Council of Ministers to modify the Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki expressed his concern at the boards central and southern governorates, held in Basra, in the 23 of February 2013, to cause political problems that the country is going through not to approve the budget.
The Council of Ministers approved, on the fifth of November 2012, the budget year 2013 worth 138 trillion Iraqi dinars and adopted the budget on oil exports from Iraq on the basis of 90 dollars as the price per barrel.
The adoption of the general budget of the Iraqi state since the first session of the Iraqi Council of Representatives (2006, 2010) and the current session of the toughest issues facing the political blocs in each year. And result in delayed approval to the non-implementation of many projects in the provinces and mostly stopped after starting because of routine procedures in force in the disbursement of funds to the provinces.