Planning announces formation of high-level teams to improve human capital index
Economy Yesterday, 20:55
Baghdad - conscious
Today, Wednesday, the Ministry of Planning announced the formation of high-level teams to improve the human capital index in Iraq, noting that this file is a national priority.
The ministry said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that it "held a workshop to discuss government efforts to improve the human capital index in Iraq."
The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Planning for Technical Affairs, Maher Hammad Johan, said in a speech during the symposium,
"The issue of human capital is of great importance, and that our successive national plans were referring in their most basic axes to the issue of strengthening it," pointing to
"the formation of high-level teams between the two ministries of planning." And finances at a high level are concerned with this issue.” He stressed that
"all the current urgent and critical variables make us turn strongly and with a clear focus to strengthening human capital to be a tool for the real development wheel,"
calling on the World Bank and the concerned authorities to "find a vision and clear future lines that can contribute to preparing a real plan to enhance human capital."
For his part, the representative of the World Bank, Igor Khewves, said that
"the main objective of this workshop is to know the challenges and obstacles that affect the development of human capital and how they can be overcome." He added,
"This issue requires a lot of cooperation with ministries and the contribution of sectors in order to improve its outcomes."
In addition, the Director-General of the Department of Human Development in the Ministry of Planning, Maha Abdul Karim Al-Rawi, stated during a presentation she gave on the priorities of improving human capital in Iraq, that
"this file is one of our national priorities now and in the future, and we are working with great care and seriousness in order to stop its depletion and benefit from entering Iraq." demographic stage.
And she indicated that "the ministry has adopted the human capital building project by forming a working group to prepare its policy headed by the ministry and the membership of the relevant sectoral ministries," noting that
"investment in human capital will achieve a development for the reality of the relevant sectors and build job opportunities, as well as increase productivity and improve services." the public".