Central Bank Governor meets with his Saudi counterpart in Baghdad
November 10, 2020
His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Mr. Mustafa Ghaleb Mukhaif, met with his counterpart, the Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, Dr. Ahmed bin Abdul Karim Al-Khulaifi, and the meeting, which included a high-level delegation from both sides, concluded discussions in the field of monetary and banking policies between the two countries.
His Excellency the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq emphasized in an opening speech of the meeting the possibility of resuming the training of the employees of the Central Bank at the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency, as well as discussing the developments of the opening of the Iraqi Trade Bank (TBI) branch in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and the possibility of increasing a number of Iraqi banks in Saudi Arabia to exchange practical experiences The two sides also discussed developments in the agreement to avoid double taxation between the two countries.
For his part, the Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency called for strengthening the relationship between the two countries, especially in the banking sector, pointing out that Iraq is a good arena for financial dealings, expressing his readiness to open more horizons of cooperation in various fields between the two countries.
The Central Bank of Iraq
November 9, 2020