The Council of Ministers had a meeting under the supervision of Prime Minister Masrour Barzani to discuss the final implementation steps of 2021 federal budget law.
Prime Minister Barzani thanked the KRG’s delegation to Baghdad for successfully defending the financial rights of the Kurdistan Region, and noted the value of the Iraqi government’s cooperation.
He reiterated the KRG’s commitment to the law, and expressed hope that the agreement would lead to a better economic situation in the country.
Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani presented updates on meetings with Iraqi ministries set to implement article 11 of the federal budget law, which regulates the share of the budget allocated to the Kurdistan Region. He was joined by Finance Minister Awat Sheikh Janab, who explained the latest developments in the 2021 Kurdistan Region budget.