The House of Representatives voted at its sixth session of the fourth parliamentary session for the second legislative year of the second legislative term that was held under the chairmanship of Mr. Muhammad Al-Halbousi, Speaker of the Council, on Wednesday 24/6/2020 in the presence of 168 deputies, on the draft domestic and foreign borrowing law to finance the fiscal deficit of 2020.
At the start of the session, the House of Representatives recalled the anniversary of the martyrdom of Mr. Muhammad Muhammad Sadiq al-Sadr and his two sons, and Mr. Al-Halbousi called on women and gentlemen representatives to read Surat Al-Fatihah on the spirit of Mr. Muhammad al-Sadr.
Then, the council read Surat Al-Fatihah to pay tribute to the victims of the Corona pandemic in Iraq, including former player Captain Ahmed Radi and his colleague player Ali Hadi.
The Council voted on the draft of the domestic and foreign borrowing law to finance the fiscal deficit for the year 2020 submitted by the Finance Committee due to the delay in approving the federal budget for 2020 and the spread of the Corona pandemic in the world and the decline in crude oil prices significantly. The Iraqi government is facing difficulty in financing public spending and in order to facilitate the financing of expenditures General necessary.
In a statement read during the session on the Turkmen component, MP Arshad al-Salihi called on the Prime Minister to fulfill his legal responsibility and implement his promise to grant the post of Minister of State to the Turkmen component to support the participation of the Iraqi people in building the state.
In turn, the Speaker of Parliament stressed the need for the Prime Minister to abide by the government program and the promises he made during the voting on the cabinet.
Then it was decided to adjourn the session
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