Iraq presents a vision for the 2030 development plan with the Belt Initiative
Economie Yesterday, 14:44
Beijing - INA - Sami Al-Jabri
, the advisor of the Iraqi embassy in the People's Republic of China, Dr. Baher Mardan, presented a vision for the 2030 development plan with the Belt Initiative.
And the reporter of the Iraqi News Agency (INA) stated that
"Mardan presented, in his speech in which he represented Iraq before the Chinese Forum in its third session, Iraq's future plans in sustainable development,
expressing" through his paper on the Global Development Initiative and the National Development Plan in Iraq for 2022 about the possibility of the Iraqi government. And its specialized institutions concerned with national development and its plans towards the sustainable development journey and
Iraq’s vision for 2030 by adopting a program based on development employment and a joint bilateral program with the Belt Initiative and the Global Development Initiative in light of China’s successful development experiences that deserve to be emulated. The Iraqi embassy advisor added that
"the Iraqi government seeks to strengthen partnership with the European Union, friendly countries and agencies of the United Nations development offices to accelerate the pace of sustainable development plans in Iraq, which represent part of the United Nations agenda," stressing that
"the Iraqi government worked to prepare national development plans with the aim of reducing Among those crises and their repercussions and the challenges facing them that represent brakes on the way, including the threats of terrorist gangs of ISIS, as well as the challenge of unemployment and poverty with the challenge of the environment and problems of desertification and the challenge of the Corona pandemic and the file of anti-corruption. He stressed
"the need to refer to the unique Chinese experience in combating poverty, which affects more than 100 million people," noting that
"the initial agreement between the Chinese International Center for Poverty Control in China and the Iraqi Ministry of Planning in the past period was the beginning of steps for joint developmental employment and cooperation in the development of knowledge expertise.".
In turn, the Chinese ambassador for Middle East issues expressed
"the mutual cooperation between China and the Arab countries as a fruitful cooperation that has taken an increasing pace, as China imports 265 million tons of crude oil from Arab countries, which is a large and important percentage.
In addition, the Chinese ambassador expressed his country's desire to work with The Arab side to continue expanding trade and improving its advantages in industry and energy with the development of the digital economy and the transfer and establishment of modern technological projects.
He called on the Chinese and Arab sides "to take the green color as a slogan and background for the upcoming economic cooperation in agriculture and others after the Corona pandemic."
In his turn, Assistant Secretary-General of the League of Arab States Khalili Al-Dhawati stressed in his speech that:
"It is imperative for us to work together to accomplish plans and achieve real development, and this requires concerted efforts."
On the other hand, the Arab League renews its support for the one-China principle and its keenness to strengthen its relations with the Republic of China.