Morning News Comments 02/27/2015
Kurdistan announce the dinars from Baghdad and is preparing to pay salaries next week
[tlm724] He said the central bank director in Kurdistan Adham Khurshid in a newspaper quoted statements and media Kurdish and vassal (range Press),
"The amount of 250 billion dinars, arrived this afternoon from the central government to Arbil," noting that "the amount will be transferred to the Central Bank ". the budget money is flowing like water now Wink
Approve the recommendation on the application of the customs tariff law on imported goods
[tlm724] you will notice the date of 2/8/2015 and it is from the Cabinet
[tlm724] someone must have bumped it up and it is good to see it again, tariffs are to begin March 1st
Finance Minister: adoption of the budget came after a painstaking efforts of the achievements of the government, but we need cooperation of citizens with regard to pressure spending and rationalize consumption
[b][tlm724] this is MOF Zebari speaking
He continued, "After the publication of the budget law required from the Ministry of Finance to issue instructions implemented for all ministries and agencies, and these instructions issued daily in contact with these agencies to come to the ministry received regarding the powers of the exchange and how to implement the budget items,
and we have also issued instructions for the implementation of the provisions in the budget items concerning taxes and tax Sales and fill in the mobile phone and import cars and Internet companies and cigarettes and alcoholic beverages,
and accomplished on us, and one of the things that we turned to them is how to maximize the interior and increase the state's resources, and required of all state departments attention to levy charges and fees and an emphasis on it; because the country needs to provide the greatest possible revenue from internal sources. "
[tlm724] supposed to start March 1st Wink
Kurdistan: Kurdish ministerial committee in Baghdad address any disagreement oil agreement
[tlm724] The Kurdistan Region is committed to applying the oil agreement with the federal government items and there is no tendency to breach the terms of the agreement, did not issue any position from the region indicate that he may abandon the oil agreement
[tlm724] "the oil agreement in the interest of the province and the federal government,
[tlm724] no doubt
[tlm724] "the region's commitment to the agreement prompted him to form a committee of ministers of the Kurds in the federal government that would follow up and develop treatments for any controversial points stand out in the application of the oil agreement.
[tlm724] Kurds aren't going anywhere, heck they just got paid, if they were gonna do something it would have been while Maliki had them by the stones
[tlm724] as a reminder here is what Barzani said
PM Barzani: We are fully committed to the agreement with Baghdad
TUE, 24 FEB 2015 23:43 | KRG Cabinet
Erbil, Kurdistan Region, Iraq, (gov.krd) - Kurdistan Region Prime Minister, Nechirvan Barzani told the press that Kurdistan Regional Government is committed to the agreement reached between Erbil and Baghdad last December on oil export and Kurdistan Region's share in the 2015 federal budget.
In a meeting held yesterday with representatives of media outlets in Kurdistan Region, Prime Minister Barzani highlighted the technical and political problems and obstacles which stood as impediments to the implementation of the budget law.
Prime Minister Barzani stated that the KRG will exert all its efforts to overcome the problems and obstacles that hamper the implementation of the agreement,
adding that the Kurdistan Region’s priority is to resolve the outstanding issues with the federal government and the implementation of 2015 budget law. This is in the interest of the Kurdistan Region and the rest of Iraq.
Prime Minister Barzani said, however, if the Iraqi government was not to honour the agreement, the Kurdistan Region will have no other options but to look elsewhere for solutions. He reaffirmed that the Kurdistan Region has so far honoured its obligations towards Baghdad.
Regarding the Kurdistan Region’s oil policy, the Prime Minister stressed that it is in line with Iraqi federal constitution and that the Kurdistan Region will use all its constitutional rights regarding the oil sector and will not waive its constitutional rights.
He told the press that Baghdad is important for the Kurdistan Region not only in oil field but also in trade, security, military and economic cooperation as well as many other areas, and for this, he is ready to visit Baghdad to find longterm solutions for all the issues.
The meeting with the press was also attended by Deputy Prime Minister, Qubad Talabani, KRG Minister of Natural Resources, Dr Ashti Hawrami, Minister of Culture, Khalid Doski, Minister of Planning, Ali Sindi and the Minister of Finance and Economy, Rebaz Muhammad.
Deputy Prime Minister Talabani highlighted KRG plans on how to address the problems that have emerged as the result of the financial crisis and the war against the Islamic State terrorist organisation, also known as ISIS,
in addition to the large numbers of refugees and displaced people who fled ISIS violent repression and took refuge in the Kurdistan Region. He said that the government is confident that the plans to combat these problems will succeed.
The KRG Minister of Natural Resources, Dr Ashti Hawrami briefed the press about the technical aspects of the agreement with the Federal Government of Iraq, reiterating that as stipulated in the agreement, oil is being exported to the Turkish Ceyhan port on a daily basis.