Political differences are behind the delay in approving the budget


Jamal Kogar, a member of the Parliamentary Finance Committee, confirmed on Saturday that political differences between Baghdad and Erbil are behind the delay in approving the budget.

“It was the central government that withdrew its political agreements with the Kurdistan Regional Government regarding voting on the 2023 general budget,” Koger said, noting that “everyone is in the political forces to pass the budget.” Awaiting the coming days for an agreement between the

“The finance committee meetings on the budget suspended due to the absence of a political agreement”, Kogar added, “hoping that the situation will not reach the arm-twisting stage.”