Baghdad, January 7 (Rn) The Central Bank of Iraq, Saturday, he will support the opening of the Rafidain and Rasheed in the Kurdistan region, stressing that he had not received any official request so far on the subject of the administrations of the two banks.
The deputy governor of the Central Bank of the appearance of Mohammed Saleh told the Kurdish news agency (Rn) that "the Central Bank of Iraq supports the opening of branches of the Rafidain and Rasheed in the Kurdistan region will support the fact that it unites the financial market in general."
Saleh pointed out that "the banking market is not adversely affected by administrative boundaries, and the opening of branches of the Rafidain and Rasheed in the Kurdistan region will stimulate bank transactions and boost the economy in the country."
Saleh added, saying that "the central bank waiting to provide administrations Rafidain and Rasheed wrote a formal request through the approval to open branches in the province of Kurdistan."
The Iraqi Ministry of Finance had announced earlier that it is serious in opening branches of the Rafidain and Rasheed bank in the Kurdistan region, noting that he will be able to staff in the region to withdraw the property from the predecessor of those sections.
According to statistics released by the Iraqi Ministry of Finance recently, there are 25 banks waged, and five state banks in Iraq, and most of those five banks is Mesopotamia, which has 190 branches in all provinces and abroad, except for the Kurdistan region in addition to the Rasheed Bank, which has 150 branches in and outside the Kurdistan region of Iraq, except to the Real Estate Bank, agricultural and industrial.