Deputy First Minister Martin McGuinness said the decision to back the Budget Bill
was made by his party's Ard Chomhairle on Sunday in Co Kildare.
This session's supplemental budget bill
grew from an earlier House estimate of $433 million but is still far smaller than the $5.
Larry Miller, Chairperson of the Coalition, said, "It is most unfortunate that the budget bill
in its current form has heaped egregious harm on higher education and some other state services and yet has completely missed the mark on meeting the court mandate.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Members of the Iranian parliament's specialized committees are due to convene on Saturday to start discussions on a budget bill
proposed by the government for the next Iranian year.
But it is uncertain whether the four-party opposition camp, led by the Democratic Party of Japan, will cooperate to pass the budget bill
in the upper house by the deadline the ruling coalition has set.
A federal minimum wage increase is part of the Iraq war budget bill
that passed in the Senate last week, but President Bush has promised he will veto the bill.
The budget bill
also permits the petroleum ministry and its subsidiaries to use up to 50 billion rials of bonds and assets or revenues resulting from transferring assets to non-governmental sectors for settlement of owing and commitments related to oil and gas contracts in next year.
Vice-President for Parliamentary Affairs Mohammad Reza Mir-Tajjeddini announced that President Ahmadinejad will submit the budget bill
for the next Iranian year to the parliament next week.
Details on the 2002-03 budget bill
, which increases Pentagon spending $37.
Top government spokesman Yasuo Fukuda said Thursday opposition lawmakers' accusations of scandals involving a ruling lawmaker should not affect the Diet schedule to enact the fiscal 2002 budget bill
BAGHDAD / NINA / MP, of the state of law coalition, Sadiq al-Labban asserted that State of Law coalition will boycott today's session because the agenda of today does not include the second reading of the budget bill
Mohammadreza Mirtajeddin, the Vice President for Parliamentary Affairs of Iran has announced that his tcountry's budget bill
for 2013 has been drafted to bring it in line with national demands in any situation in the middle of global financial embargoes against the Islamic Republic.