Sunday, January 30, 2011


BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: The Iraqi Parliament has began its session on Sunday to discuss the country's security developments, under chairmanship of Parliament Speaker, Usama al-Nujeify, according to the Parliament's media office.

"The Parliament has held its session, attended by 240 Legislatures, under chairmship of its Speaker, Usama al-Nujeify, to discuss the security events in different Iraqi provinces," the Director of the Parliament's media office told Aswat al-Iraq news agency.

He said that the session's agenda also includes "the second reading of the State's General Budget for the year 2011, as well as the discussion of the measures taken by the Iraqi Directorate of Nationality & Passports in Baghdad and other Iraqi provinces."

The Parliament had completed its first reading of the General Budget on 16/1/2011, postponing its second reading after its day-off that took place on the occasion of the anniversary of the 40th Day of the Martyrdom of Imam Hussein Bin-Ali, Prophet Mohammed's Grandson in the dawn of Islam.

The revenues of Iraq's 2011 Federal General Budget is counted on basis of the revenues achieved from its crude oil exports, based on an average of US$73 per barrel and a daily export reaching 2,250,000 barrels, including 150,000 barrels per day (bpd), exported from North Iraq's kurdistan Region.
Sumber: Ashwt Al Iraq