Long-Presse / Baghdad
Declared the Iraqi National Business Council, on Tuesday, all presented a proposal to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to join the Asian Investment Bank, the promise of joining the "big step" toward development, while pointing out that the bank would help Iraq in infrastructure services.
The head of the National Business Council Karim Mohammed al-Shammari said in a statement received (long-Presse) a copy of it, that "Iraq's accession to the Asian Investment Bank is a major step towards development," noting that "many countries have joined, including Britain, Germany and France in addition to Arab countries, including the United Arab Emirates United Arab as well as Iran as well as Egypt's request to join. "
Shammari said that "the Iraqi National Business Council, which includes a group of Iraqi businessmen from various disciplines in the private sector submitted a proposal to the Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi to join this bank, which is largely in solving the problems of Iraq and the many that was established for which this project."
Shammari pointed out that the "Asian Investment Bank could help Iraq in bridging the large gap in the various infrastructure services, as well as electricity, energy, environment and others."
China was announced in 2013, during the summit of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation, "father" of the chief executives in Indonesia for the establishment of the "Asian Investment Bank", but pointed out that the aim is to establish a mechanism for financing and establishing a new platform for regional and international cooperation to support infrastructure projects in the Asian developing countries with a focus on energy, electricity and transportation projects as well as infrastructure, agriculture and rural water supply and sanitation, environmental protection and urban development projects, logistics and be led by Bank of China.
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