Monday, October 20, 2014 Central Bank Governor: Budget will be sent to parliament during the next two days Revealed the central bank governor on the Keywords, Monday, that the state budget will be sent to the House of Representatives during the next two days to read it and vote on it. Alak said in an interview for "Alsumaria News", "budget bill will be completed during the next two days," noting that "The draft budget will be sent to the House of Representatives after the completion of the reading and vote on them." The head of the House of Representatives confirmed Saleem al-Jubouri, on Sunday (19 October 2014), that the state budget is not included in Parliament, pointing out that it the second case for the presidency of the Council. It is noteworthy that the state budget has become the stuff of debate and an exchange of accusations between all the political blocs, was returned to the Council of Ministers to make adjustments to some of its clauses. source
2014/10/20 Cabinet decides to form a committee to put the priorities of the budget for the current year Baghdad -The Cabinet held its regular sixth in Baghdad today (Monday, October 20, 2014) under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Dr. Haider al-Abadi. A statement by the Information Office of the Prime Minister, said the council issued him several resolutions including: the approval of the formation of a ministerial committee headed by the Minister of Finance and the membership of ministers (oil, electricity, health, commerce, planning, defense, interior and Higher Education and the Governor of the Central Bank), and experts, and the Committee shall re-prioritize federal budget for the year 2014 .. in the light of the observations raised pillow for cabinet members, including lead to reduce the huge deficit, which suffer from the budget, and submit its recommendations to the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers for the purpose of presentation in the next meeting of the Council of Ministers. He has also been approving the recommendation of the Audit Committee of tenders and contracts the central Ministry of Oil on the assignment of a tender held integrated services to drill 30 oil wells in the West Qurna 1 / SoC and Exxon Mobil custody Company (Halliburton) American and the amount of $ (278.581.651) dollars, only Two hundred and seventy-eight million five hundred and eighty-one thousand, six hundred and fifty-one dollars inclusive of the amount of reserves amounting to 10% of the bid amount and the period of implementation of the College of $ 30 thirty months, and has an assignment on the basis of matching supply and technically Boto prices
October 20, 2014 Central Bank Governor after parliament is hosted coordination with parliamentary committees is a good step Baghdad - Counting the central bank governor Ali Mohsen al-Alak, Monday, coordination with the Committee on the economy and investment representative is a good step. He said Alak that "a committee of economy and investment parliamentary hosting us today to discuss the progress of work at the Central Bank and indicators that can be rest assured Iraq in monetary and fiscal policy." "I've answered many of the questions relating to the functioning of the central bank and check on the size of reserves in management and in addition to the exchange rates and topics of interest to the Economic Committee and is considered a good step for coordination between the central bank and the relevant committees in the Parliament and the Commission".
Monday, October 20, 2014 Finance Minister: I receive my duties in the next couple of days BAGHDAD - Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Sabeshr my work at the headquarters of the Ministry of Finance in the next two days, stressing that he will attend the meeting of the Council of Ministers, which will be held today. He explained Zebari's (IMN), "did I begin yet in the Ministry of Finance, but I will I receive my duties in the next two days will be the budget of my priorities." He said Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, earlier, he would work to expedite the completion of the budget in 2014 and sent to the Council of Ministers for approval, pointing out that the time has come to start work after the completion of the government of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
10/20/2014 Parliament lifted its for next week Baghdad - House of Representatives ended its session held on Monday, chaired by President of the Council Salim al-Jubouri, and the presence of 231 deputies, the first reading of the draft law on freedom of expression and assembly and peaceful demonstration in addition to discussing the interim report of the Parliamentary Committee to follow up the situation of the displaced. According to a statement of the Council received by the agency for News News (et) a copy of it, "At the outset of the meeting praised al-Jubouri, on a number of committees, which began its functions and has hosted a number of ministers and the election of the heads of her, calling committees remaining to nominate their heads to complete the legislation." This was followed by MP Salah al-Jubouri, a statement condemning the attack on Kara Tepe hand by organizing Daash, warning of the disastrous situation after the exodus of dozens of its residents appealed to the Commander in Chief of the armed forces to intervene immediately and send military reinforcements to cope with the terrorist organization.
20/10/2014 Parliamentary Commission of Economy: Central Bank reserves of $76 billion and we will discuss money laundering laws soon Baghdad - Committee announced that the economy and investment representative, on Monday, she will discuss three important laws in the coming period, noting that the Central Bank reserves reached 76 billion dollars. The committee member said MP Jawad al-Bolani told a news conference attended by the (long-Presse) that "the coming period will witness the discussion of three laws after it came from the government is the Central Bank Act and the Banking Act and the Money Laundering Act," noting that these laws will support the work of banks. Bolani added, "We hosted the Governor of Central Bank of Iraq today and we discussed the issue of combating money laundering and the issue traded funds and the money supply in circulation and the laws that govern the operation of the central bank. And between al-Bolani said "reserve currency from the central bank amounted to 76 billion and three hundred million dollars while the total volume of currency in circulation in the market 40 trillion dinars. The Iraqi Central Bank revealed, on the fourth of April 2014, for the opening of 15 branches of the banks, Arab or foreign in the country during the first three months of this year, as a result of his policy of openness to the world, noting that the withdrawal of leave one branch of the Arab bank for violating the conditions stipulated by laws . source
October 20, 2014 United Nations welcomes the completion of the formation of the Iraqi government
Welcomed Nyukulaa Mladenev, Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, the agreement that was reached today to fill the ministerial portfolios available for each of the interior, defense and tourism, immigration and women's affairs, in addition to the positions of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State, Culture and Finance, and the swearing in of the Ministers of the Kurdistan Alliance. Mladenov said, "This is another important step towards the reunification of the country together, and I encourage the government to move forward quickly to address the challenges of security, economic, social and political faced by Iraq as a matter of priority. The government should also provide a budget proposal that addresses the concerns of all Iraqis, including the Kurdistan region. The Special Representative of the Secretary-General in Iraq, that the Government of Iraq and the people of today enjoy the support of the international community in the fight against Daash and that the United Nations will continue to provide support for Iraq to build a democratic state, all-inclusive spectra of the Iraqi people, where there is respect for the rights of all Iraqis. source
OCTOBER 20, 2014 Lavrov: Russia arms governments of Syria and Iraq to counter extremists
MOSCOW Anatolia said Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said that "Russia offers support on an ongoing basis for the governments of Iraq and Syria, and other countries in the region in the face of extremists who seek to seize power," adding that the support includes "to provide these governments arms and military equipment." He announced Lavrov, in a lecture delivered Monday in Moscow, on Russian foreign policy, that his country did not join the coalition against al "Daash" terrorist "because it works without the authorization of the Security Council," adding that Washington "did not provide clarification on the operation in Syria." Lavrov added that "Washington is in parallel with the hit" Daash "support the armed opposition, which it considers a moderate and acceptable, so as to enhance their capacity to be able to topple the Assad regime," adding that "many people ignored the formerly risk" Daash "because of their desire to use the organization to face the lion." Lavrov called for a "real form an alliance against the extremists on the basis of a common strategy and international resolution," noting that "the fight against terrorism in accordance with the plan geopolitical aims to punish this regime or that way wrong and immoral and exacerbating the chaos." Lavrov said: "monopolized the United States the right to intervene in the affairs of other countries, under the banner of defending human rights, using a wide range of means," adding that "Washington has intervened militarily in Yugoslavia, Libya, without a resolution of the Security Council, or in a manner that violates international mandate ". He said Lavrov results having the international coalition forces in Afghanistan is not satisfactory, adding, "Today, when preparing the coalition out of Afghanistan, by the end of the year, the country is far from stable, and remains a source of the spread of the dangers of seriousness, including the threat of terrorism, as well as drug trafficking, which increased during the dangerous presence of coalition forces. source
10/20/2014 Federal Cabinet is considering sending staff salaries Federal Cabinet held today Monday, 10/20/2014, held a meeting in the presence of Minister of Kurds. He said the former agent of the Ministry of Finance Fadel prophet. The cabinet meeting is still going on, stressing that the meeting will discuss the issue of the budget and send the salaries of employees in the province of Kurdistan. The Prophet added: It is expected that the meeting yielded good results for the province of Kurdistan. source