‏Al-Halboosi and al-Kadhimi chair a joint meeting to discuss the general budget

‏A joint meeting was held, chaired by the Parliament’s Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi, and Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi, to discuss the general state budget for 2020.

‏The convening of this meeting, which was attended by a number of ministers, MPs and advisors, comes within the methodology of cooperation between the legislative and executive authorities, in order to develop the best means and pillars that serve the national economy.

‏The meeting discussed the draft of the general state budget law for the year 2020, as it is one of the most important objectives of the government’s program, in a manner that guarantees the interest of the citizen and his level of living.

‏The joint meeting also dealt with following up on the latest steps in preparing the economic reform paper, as well as discussing general frameworks for the state budget for the next year, 2021.