Shafaq News / The Iraqi President, Barham Salih, approved today the federal fiscal budget law for 2021.
Salih said that the budget approval secures the Iraqi people's needs, finances the salaries of employees and government expenditures, to achieve social justice in the country.
President Salih stressed the need to adopt financial and economic reform and support the various economic sectors, indicating that the approval of the budget is an important step towards strengthening the role of the departments concerned with implementing the budget's provisions, rebuilding the country, support low-income citizens, provide job opportunities, and fight corruption.
On March 31, the Iraqi parliament voted on the 2021 federal budget law, with a deficit of more than 28 trillion dinars.
The general budget revenues amounted to more than 101 trillion Iraqi dinars, while expenditures were estimated at 129 trillion dinars.