MP Atwan al-Atwani, representing the State of Law Coalition, has highlighted
In a statement by his media office, Atwani indicated his proposal to refuse the voting on the state budget, in case it did not include service projects in Baghdad.
He referred to nine projects that need money to be carried out in Baghdad including the sewage of al-Nahrawan, al-Wihda region, Sabaa al-Bour, Abu Ghraib and others.
Atwani also added that some projects were carried out in those regions but with small allocations, when he used to serve as Baghdad governor. He wanted to complete all of the infrastructure projects, however, the financial need hampered his desire.
He promised the residents of these areas to voice their demands and suffering to the parliament.
Parliament ended the first and second reading on the 2019 state budget after the amendments of the bill were included.
The bill, which was submitted by