The Minister of Finance heads an Iraqi delegation to meet with the World Bank on investment
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Shafaq News/ The Minister of Finance, Ihsan Abdul-Jabbar Agency, headed on Friday the Iraqi delegation participating in the quarterly meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank in Washington.
According to a statement of the Ministry of Finance received by Shafak News Agency,
"the meeting, in which the Undersecretary and a number of general managers participated, included several meetings on the sidelines of meetings with a number of financial and economic institutions."
During the meetings, Abdul-Jabbar stressed the importance of strengthening relations with various international partners, and the trend towards developing areas of regional and international cooperation.
The minister referred to efforts aimed at solving problems and removing obstacles that accompany the process of promoting investment opportunities and establishing projects in Iraq, stressing
"the need to involve the private sector to take its role in the overall economic activity to achieve comprehensive and sustainable development." The statement continued,
"Participation in the meetings of the Fund and the World Bank included
central bank governors,
ministers of finance and development,
senior officials from the private sector,
representatives of civil society organizations, and
academics to discuss issues of global concern." The statement indicated,
"The visit of the Iraqi delegation comes within the efforts to enhance and deepen the areas of economic cooperation with the two international institutions,
as well as Iraq's intention to obtain technical and technical support from the US Treasury and other financial institutions."