Calls for the formation of a supreme committee to support the national product .. next week .. launch of the exhibition "Made in Iraq"
Sunday 10 January 2021 31
Baghdad: Farah Al-Khafaf
At a time when the Ministry of Industry and Minerals launches an exhibition "Made in Iraq" next week, a specialist saw that the support provided to the industrial sector is not at the required level, calling for the formation of a supreme committee to support it after the national product has proven the possibility of reliance on it, especially during the Corona crisis and the curfew accompanying it. And the closure of borders.
According to the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Industry, Yusef Muhammad Jasim, the qualitative national exhibition (Made in Iraq) in its fifth session will be held
On January 17th to January 21st, on the grounds of the Baghdad International Fair.
The Minister of Industry, Manhal Al-Khabaz, had emphasized the importance of holding an exhibition "Made in Iraq" to inform public opinion about the sober national products provided by the Ministry with standard specifications and high quality to meet the needs and requirements of all sectors of the state and the local market; In order to restore the confidence of Iraqi institutions and citizens in the Iraqi product, calling for the importance of using modern display methods and distinctive designs to display the products in the appropriate manner they deserve.
With the expectation that the exhibition will achieve a step forward, but the specialist in the industrial field, Aqeel Al-Saadi,
He saw that the support and support provided to this sector is not at the level of ambition yet.
Al-Saadi pointed out that the "national product" succeeded in the recent crisis, whether economic or what accompanied the spread of the Corona virus in terms of strict measures.
It improved its level, and citizens began looking for it and acquiring it again, but the weights tended to increase support for it, whether related to In the public or private sector, a matter that has not been touched in the real way.
In a statement to Al-Sabah, he called for “the formation of a supreme committee to examine and implement all practical proposals to support the Iraqi industry, including changing or amending laws, providing facilities for investors and owners of factories and factories, and establishing modern industrial cities, with the exception of cutting off electricity or providing fuel at prices.
Encouragement, increased control and taxes on imported goods, especially bad ones, and other things that contribute to the development of the national product.