BAGHDAD / Amer Mohi
The spokesman for the National Business Council, on Wednesday, to support the private sector and securing entry of French companies to Iraq is one of the priorities of the Paris conference to be held early next April, and while he said that the conference will discuss the mechanisms enter the European companies to Iraq, economists called on the government to hold genuine partnerships with European countries for the development of the economy and increase imports of the country's financial.
A spokesman for the National Business Council of Iraq, Acer Jabbar in an interview for the "long", "economic conference to be held early next forgotten in the French capital Paris is complementary to previous conferences," noting that "the private sector will be among the priorities of the conference."
He added Jabbar saying that "representatives of the ministries of trade, agriculture, industry and the oil and finance will participate in the conference, in addition to the National Investment Commission and a number of organizations that specializes in the private sector, and a group of business representatives of the Iraqi National Business Council men," pointing out that "the aim of the establishment of the conference is to activate the agreements and work Iraqi committees - French economic, aimed at the reconstruction of Iraq and offer investment opportunities for French companies. "
He explained that "the first day will be dedicated to the government sector, and will participate the National Investment Commission and a number of ministries," he said, adding that "the Congress delegation will hold a number of meetings and discussions about how to entry of French companies to work in Iraq, in addition to discussing the possibility of facilitating the entry procedures and mechanisms possible to serve those companies. "
He continued, "the conference will discuss the main sectors in which it is possible to work with French companies in Iraq," and called for "the importance of activating the private sector in order to support the state budget and increase the growth and gross domestic product. "
He added Jabbar said, "Paris Economic Conference will be allocated days for the private sector and will be represented by the Iraqi National Business Council and a number of Iraqi economic organizations," stressing that "the conference will be an opportunity to discuss the offer of investment and business opportunities to French companies and the possibility of creating channels contact with her and partnerships in various fields. "
For his part, said an expert on economic affairs Maytham Laibi "long", "Paris Conference and other economic events, to try to develop relations with Europe in general, may contribute to linking Iraq's economic relationship with the developed countries." noting that "strong relations with the countries of the world may positively affect the political and security situation, especially as we are talking about foreign direct investment, through which the entry of those companies themselves to work in Iraq."
He pointed to the coffee that "the reality of Iraq shows that French investment in Iraq a bit tricky, especially with the deteriorating security situation, and the weakness of a lot of supportive business environment indicators, such as laws, infrastructure, and the structure of wages, and others. "
He continued, "It is possible that France contribute to the cooperation sectors other, especially in the commercial sector, which can help us in which various Goods, As a net importer, pointing out that "the possibility of entering the French companies partner with public, private, or in a lot of sectors."
He revealed the Iraqi National Business Council (17 March 2015) for the Iraqi economic conference - French in Paris during the month of April next year, stressing the desire of French companies to invest in Iraq.
The head of the National Business Council cream Shammari during a meeting with French Ambassador Marc Barete with a delegation from the Council included Deputy Council and organic Board and Executive Director, said that "Iraq is looking forward to be at the forefront of the investing countries, especially with the direction the government in its program to support the private sector. "
He added that "the first of the next month of April will hold an economic conference Araca- French capital Paris will be attended by a group of government and private agencies concerned with the economic and financial sector," noting that "the conference will discuss the participation of companies of the two countries in building Iraq through investment and trade." .
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