BAGHDA / Amer Mohi
Description economic adviser to Prime Minister's visit Haider al-Abadi to Washington as "successful", while stressing that the international community "concern" on Iraq as a result of the financial crisis and the war being waged against "Daash," a spokesman for the Oil Ministry announced the desire of US investment companies in the infrastructure areas infrastructure and oil refineries.
The prime minister, Haider Abadi had visited Washington, Monday, on an official visit to the United States at the head of a government delegation at the invitation of US President Barack Obama.
He described the economic advisor to the Iraqi government the appearance of Mohammed Saleh in an interview for the "long", visit of the government delegation to Washington as "successful," adding "to agree on a lot of economic projects between the two countries."
Saleh added by saying that "economic agreements between Iraq and the United States continuously, and linking the two strong friendship," pointing out that "a lot of US investment companies expressed their willingness to work in Iraq several areas, including the oil side. " He said economic adviser that "the Iraqi government is considering offers made for the implementation of projects that benefit the Iraqi side," referring to "the presence of international concern on Iraq by the financial crisis, which has suffered due to lower oil prices as well as entering a state of war."
Saleh continued that "Iraq is in need of assistance International at the present time ", adding that" a lot of international organizations to which they belong major countries, and Iraq is a part of them, shown to assist them in granting loans to Iraq, knowing that the member of such international organizations have the right to borrow, and these organizations, the World Bank and the IMF International and this is a positive thing. "
For his part, a spokesman for the Oil Ministry, Assem Jihad, in an interview for the "long", "The Oil Ministry, represented by the Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi met with oil investment companies in the United States," noting that "international companies expressed their willingness to work in Iraq. "
He added, Jihad by saying that "the oil ministry need to implement special projects, infrastructure and refineries, which need to be developed at this time", adding that "the implementation of the projects will raise the Iraqi oil reality, especially in the areas of refineries and infrastructure."
He explained that " memoranda of understanding and agreements signed between Iraq and other countries should be studied fully detailed, and then agree on the implementation of these projects, "he said, adding that" the agreement with the US side about the presence of investment companies in Iraq will be implemented after the study projects. "
The Jihad that "Iraq needs to cooperate with the countries of the world in the field of investment projects, especially with the Iraqi budget affected by a decline in oil prices, and therefore, these projects will be the most important factor to compensate the budget deficit. "
said World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, earlier in the full Bank of Iraq support in the face of economic challenges and financial, as he pointed out that the bank will contribute to the financing of urgent projects related to the liberated areas, during a meeting with Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi.
Ebadi said office said in a statement that "the Prime Minister received at his residence in Washington, World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim, and during the meeting Search the economic and financial realities and challenges facing Iraq and the support of the World Bank and its contribution to the financing of a number of projects. "
The Kim According to the statement about "full bank support and attributed to Iraq and follow up personally to support Iraq in many sectors, pointing out that" the Bank will contribute to the financing of several projects in electricity, water and infrastructure sectors. "
He continued, Kim, that the bank would also contribute to the financing of "urgent projects related to the liberated areas, will also support the economic and financial challenges confronting Iraq is going through reforms."
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