Sayyid Ammar al Hakim, Head of the Islamic Supreme Council of Iraq, stressed on the importance of supporting the popular mobilization forces, providing their salaries, and arming them at the top of the priorities of the 2016 budget approval. Indicating the importance of providing other priorities such as salaries and social security, calling to activate the legislative and oversight work of the Parliament which would contribute in the service of the citizen. 

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This came when His Eminence received the President of the Parliamentary Finance Committee Faleh el Sari at His office in Baghdad on Saturday 12/12/2015.

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Sayyid al Hakim called to address the fiscal deficit in the budget as much as possible through diversifying the sources of income  and reducing the phenomenon of the rentier state and not relying on oil prices, which are subject to the alteration of global market, where Iraq doesn\'t have any role in it. Sayyid al Hakim stressed that the fees and taxes to be imposed on some goods and services must be horizontal in distribution and include everyone without exception.

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His Eminence mentioned that el Sari chaired the Finance Committee on behalf of citizen coalition, succeeding the late Deputy Dr. Ahmad Chalabi.

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