Saleh stresses the need to follow a balanced monetary policy and take measures to combat corruption
Sunday 04th October 2020 - 13:50
Baghdad - conscious
The President of the Republic, Barham Salih stressed the need to strengthen the country's financial situation and maintain the independence of the Central Bank.
A statement by the Presidency of the Republic received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) said today, Sunday, that "President Barham Salih received the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Mustafa Ghaleb Al-Kitab, during the meeting, the monetary and financial situation in the country in light of the current challenges."
Saleh stressed the need for the independence of the Central Bank, strengthening the country's financial situation by diversifying the state's resources and following a balanced monetary policy, and taking all measures to combat administrative and financial corruption, especially in the current circumstances in which the country is facing the Corona pandemic, and low oil imports.
For his part, the book reviewed the current functioning of the Central Bank on the financial and monetary situation, and the steps taken to reduce the economic repercussions, appreciating the President's support to achieve the goals of improving the financial and monetary situation and providing the necessary services to citizens.