The Council of Representatives of Iraq will pass the budget bill for fiscal year (FY) 2019 by the end of this year, according to Fatah Coalition MP Amer al-Fayez on Sunday.
He affirmed that the former government has drafted the budget, to be handed to the new one for amendments and submitting it to the parliament.
“The budget for FY2019 is ready, waits for the formation of new government to make amendments and submit it to the parliament,” al-Fayez stated on Sunday.
The new government should make amendments according to its vision and reform plan, then submit it to parliament for approval.
The newly-appointed PM Adil Abdul Mahdi is tasked to form a new government within the next 30 days of his appointment, according to the Iraqi constitution.