Baghdad (AIN) –MP, Liqaa al-Yasin, of al-Ahrar bloc stated “Ahrar bloc will call to collect the signatures of the Members of Parliament to refute the item of 2012 budget which is about purchasing armored vehicles for the MPs.”
Speaking to All Iraq News Agency (AIN) on Monday, she mentioned “There is another procedure to deal with this item which is to ask the Presidency to refute it,” noting that “Ahrar bloc did not vote for this item.”
“The head of the Sadr Trend, Muqtada al-Sadr, consider applying this item as shame on the parliament,” she concluded.
The parliament in its session held in 23 February 2012, has voted on purchasing 350 armored vehicles for its MPs in cost of 50 Million USD. /End/