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  1. Parliamentary Finance: Vote for a law obliging the government to submit final accounts 2019/04/20 16:35 BAGHDAD / The obelisk: The Finance Committee of the parliamentary, Saturday, April 20, 2019, the end of the recent amendments to the Financial Management Act and voting on it early May next, indicating that the law obliges the government to submit final accounts for previous years. "The committee has completed all amendments to the Financial Management Law and the first and second readings by the council," said Siham al-Aqili, a member of the committee. "The Presidency of Parliament gave the Committee a deadline to complete all amendments until the end of this month," adding that "the law will be submitted to the vote early May next." She explained that "the law in the event of adoption requires the government to submit all the final accounts of previous years that were not submitted to parliament by previous governments," noting that "one of the paragraphs of the law obliges the government to submit accounts for the coming years in January of each."المالية-النيابية-التصويت-على-قانون-مطلع-أيار-يلزم-الحكومة-بتقديم-الحسابات-الختامية?fbclid=IwAR2v01tPm1NL1Z-golMX1G1hRmIh-EbQ-QAhgf4obgoaTtP7whOYGoKUQw0
  2. Baghdad today - Baghdad The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mohamed Halboussi, said Saturday (April 13, 2019) that he supports the naming of two officers for the Ministry of Interior and Defense, while pointing out that the Interior Ministry's Interior Minister, Faleh Fayyad, may be given a position close to Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi. " The delay in the completion of the ministerial cab is not at all convincing and it was supposed to have a time limit," Halaboussi said in the program " Point of View " with Dr. Nabil Jassim, broadcast by the Tigris channel. He added: "I was expecting to resolve the matter with the return of parliament to convene last month," pointing out that "the differences are continuing on the internal, defense and justice." "I am giving the prime minister the freedom to choose to name the ministerial cab after setting a time limit for the political forces if he fails to name the ministers himself and put to the vote," he said. He pointed out that "there is talk to develop the post of Deputy Prime Minister for security and position may be given to Faleh Fayyad as an alternative to the appropriation of the Ministry of the Interior." "I support the nomination of current or retired officers to the Ministry of Interior and Defense," he said. "I do not support giving the posts to civilian figures." On the naming of the heads of parliamentary committees, said Halbusi: "There is a problem between the conquest and the rest prevent the naming of heads of parliamentary committees, and I have a meeting with the parties to discuss the matter." On the service side, he said: "We will move to develop treatments for the housing crisis and the action taken by the government in this regard is unclear."
  3. My wife had an order in the process of being shipped out when they were raided...( $1200.00 worth ) She will definitely fill out that paper work in hopes of getting the currency purchased or her money back. Thanks for sharing this link!
  4. There ya go Kapistrami...put that in your pipe and smoke it ! Thank you so much Yota for your tireless effort in bringing us the news
  5. The 1st 1/4 of 2018 is in 7 days...I'm good with that. Gives them a last ditch effort to suck in whatever chunky money from Erbil.
  6. Resolving Erbil-Baghdad Crisis “Big Priority for US”: National Security Advisor Basnews English 15/12/2017 - 00:24 Kurdistan ERBIL — National Security Adviser to the US President, H. R. McMaster, said on Wednesday that finding a solution to the disputes between Erbil and Baghdad is “a big priority” for Donald Trump’s administration. Speaking at an annual conference of the Jamestown Foundation, McMaster explained that Washington has been assisting Kurds since 1991 with Operation Provide Comfort (OPC), hoping to protect them from atrocities carried out against them. “What happened?” McMaster asked. “You saw the Kurdish Region flourish.” He valued the developments in Kurdistan Region and said, “It’s a miracle, almost, what happened in Northern Iraq in terms of beautiful cities in Sulaimani, Erbil, and Dohuk.” “We think an important aspect of Iraq being strong is resolving this conflict and tension between the Kurdish Region and the rest of Iraq,” he said, as reported by Kurdistan24. “So we’re committed to that.” “We are committed to the territorial integrity of Iraq and also the territorial integrity of the Kurdish Region… We are committed to work together with the Kurdish leadership [and] the Iraqi leadership to mediate the best we can.”
  7. "Sky Press" The National Enquirer of Iraq. ( That's the same paper that stated Mr. Trumps son in law was on his way over there to have a talk with Malarki )
  8. Thanks...I'm trying to find at least 1 other source. From what I understand....This source is comparable to the National Enquirer
  9. Thank you DA, But all I see are April dates, and that He traveled there. Nothing that refers to "Jared Kouchner met with former Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki "......
  10. One article that floated around was covering the IQD 1 and a half times...... Alsumaria News / Baghdad said Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi , Wednesday, that the Iraqi currency backed strongly there is no fear on the dinar exchange rate against the dollar, while noting the existence of fraud and conspiracy to influence the current situation. Ebadi said in a press conference held at the airport in Baghdad before leaving for Tehran and I followed Alsumaria News that "the Iraqi currency backed strongly, the central bank has large reserves that cover the Iraqi currency and a half times," noting that "there is no fear of the Iraqi dinar."
  11. Experts speculate on the transformation of the national economy from rent to stable 28/10/2017 09:42 Trend Press / Continue "Iraq will soon move to the level of the stable economy after the agreements concluded by Iraq with neighboring and regional countries in conjunction with the liberation of the entire Iraqi territory from the gangs of terror," he said. "The talks held by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi in Riyadh resulted in the opening of investments for Saudi companies to work in Iraq with the opening of the Arar crossing for trade between the two countries, in addition to the formation of a coordinating council from both countries to coordinate," Al-Amin said in a press statement. In forming a time plan for the priorities of the completion of investment projects and coordination with the ministries and departments concerned in both countries. " "The prime minister and the accompanying delegation signed several economic and trade agreements during his visit to Egypt, Jordan, Turkey and Iran, which resulted in the re-operation of commercial trucks between Iraq and Jordan through the port of Turbil, after Tamina, which means the return of life for commercial and service activities along the way." "The security agreements with Turkey culminated in securing the pipeline to transport Iraqi oil from the fields of Kirkuk to the port of Ceyhan, which leads to the state budget additional financial imports had been cut during the past three years because of the control of gangs and urged the areas through which the pipeline," adding that "The commitment of all the regional countries - Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Turkey and Iran - to support the unified Iraq and support the decisions of the federal authority has strengthened Iraq's international position and will accelerate the end of the gangs of black bandits from Iraq and restore security, stability and reconstruction in cities that were under the control of terrorist gangs." "These agreements and supporting positions for Iraq will contribute to opening up horizons for investment cooperation and restoring the economic joints that have been suspended by the terrorist gangs' control over the capabilities of cities and human and productive capacities. This will enhance the possibility of providing large employment opportunities with the recycling of funds and accelerating development in the services, "And expected" Iraq's transition during the next few years to the level of the stable economy, provided there is a careful planning of its capabilities and economic potential and invest in a rational way for future generations to benefit Of which". He stressed the need for the government to "the path of fighting corruption and providing spoilers to the judiciary and the establishment of controls and procedures to reduce the routine and complex workshops in the implementation of investment projects, economic and development."
  12. I've been searching with no luck this "caretaker" stage or phase, trying to get an idea who or what it is. Does anyone have an idea?
  13. This could be a good thing..Sounds like they're not going to put up with the continued incompetence of parliament..
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