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The House of Representatives begins Wednesday to discuss the draft general budget law

Amman Today

publish date 2023-02-08 08:54:30

The House of Representatives will begin, during a legislative session, on Wednesday, to discuss the draft general budget law for the fiscal year 2023.

According to the council’s agenda, the session, which is expected to start at 10:30 a.m., includes a discussion of “Financial Committee Resolution No. (2) dated 2/5/2023, which includes the draft general budget law for the fiscal year 2023.” In addition to discussing the draft law with members of the House of Representatives.

And voting on the draft law “chapter by chapter, based on the provisions of Paragraph (2) of Article (112) of the Constitution and pursuant to the provisions of Paragraph (b) of Article (82) of the rules of procedure of the House of Representatives,” according to what the parliament mentioned, which talked about “voting on the committee’s recommendations attached to its report” during the session.

The Parliamentary Finance Committee began discussing the draft general budget law since the House of Representatives referred this draft to its committee on January 9.

And last Sunday, the head of the Finance Committee in the House of Representatives, Nimr Al-Sulaihat, said that the committee was unable to reduce expenditures in the draft general budget law.

Al-Suleihat called, during a press conference, to increase the salaries of civil and military employees and retirees in the 2024 budget to face the successive rise in prices.

The Finance Committee in the House of Representatives recommended conducting a transfer of 25 million dinars in favor of the Student Support Fund, and recommended conducting studies for government-owned companies, especially the companies of the Free and Development Zones Group.

(The kingdom)

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