Parliament fails to pass the federal budget by the parliamentary opposition blocs and its
25/07/2009 21:28 GMT:
House of Representatives failed to pass a federal budget due to the withdrawal of parliamentary blocs objected to the inclusion in the budget allocation of 70 billion dollars for investment in infrastructure development.
In this regard, the Alliance bloc, MP Sami al-Askari, a press conference after the meeting said: "I understand that the position of the Sadrist bloc opposition to everything, but why the Supreme Council does not vote on infrastructure projects. I do not understand what is virtue, which raises its voice the subject of corruption high on the administrative and other. If the House of Representatives hamper electricity projects, housing and other infrastructure, agriculture and industry, what is the role of the House of Representatives? ":
On the other hand, defended the bloc MP Fadhila Sa'idi morning mass refusal to pass the budget by saying: "to give 70 billion dollars over a period of five months of the Government's balance, I think the coverage is the corruption that has been in the files of the services and the reconstruction of infrastructure, which the government bears the bulk of corruption in which ":
The Board discussed at a meeting on Saturday, the ministers in the central division of views between the need to activate the interrogation, and the need to adopt a strict mechanism agreed by the heads of parliamentary blocs on this matter to avoid the exploitation of interrogation for political purposes.
The meeting to vote on a proposal to amend the Penal Code Act of 1969 and the draft Law of the infrastructure, where a vote was taken on the first ten articles.
Furthermore, the Council's first reading of a bill to the counter-terrorismhttp://22.214.171.124/translate_c?hl=...PTq8OE-oH4Luhw