Sheikh Mohammed calls for Baghdad to send Peshmerga allocations and the region’s share of the budget


06:26: 04/30/2015

Khandan – Vice-President of the Iraqi Council of Representatives Iaram Sheikh Mohammed demanded the federal government, sending the share of the Kurdistan region from the federal budget with financial allocations for the Peshmerga forces. 

This came during a meeting with the British Consul in Erbil (Lencas Mackay), according to a statement by the Information Office of Sheikh Mohammed, “Khandan” received a copy of it. 

At the beginning of the meeting he gave Sheikh Mohammed thanked the United Kingdom government and people to provide support for Iraq and Kurdistan In this particular phase of the ongoing war against al “Daash the” terrorist, expressing regret what happened from the problems between the province and the center, which has impacted negatively on the livelihood of the Kurdish people. 

He said Sheikh Mohammed said “the Kurdish people did not wait from Baghdad that the daily strength has become part of the conflict and political differences, and today prov paced serious steps to implement the oil agreement and to Baghdad sends its financial benefits, and that the current economic crisis is an opportunity to review and re-evaluation and can be utilized officials in the region From this stage to avoid problems in the future and it is very necessary to speed up the reform and economic and financial in Kurdistan. “ 

For his part, the British consul continued to provide support and assistance to Iraq and the Kurdistan region and efforts to reach rapprochement between the province and the center and resolve the outstanding issues and files, according to the statement. 06:26: 04/30/2015


Abadi calls on the World Bank to work with the provinces

05/01/2015 01:26

Iraq wants to build a sound economy based on long-term strategic vision and move away from the prosthetic processors.

BAGHDAD / Obelisk: The Prime Minister called Haider al-Abadi, Thursday, World Bank to work with the provinces of Basra and in particular for development and reconstruction.

Information Office of the Prime Minister said in a press statement, said that al-Abadi “met in his office today, World Bank Vice President Hafez Ghanem and his accompanying delegation,” explaining that “During the meeting, they discussed the economic and financial situation through which Iraq and support the reconstruction of the liberated areas and rest areas in the provinces and cooperation in many fields and future programs of the World Bank in Iraq. “

The Abadi, according to the statement, that “Iraq is going through many challenges including those related to the economic and financial situation,” noting, “We want to take advantage of the financial crisis to build a healthy economy depends on the vision of long-term strategy and stay away as much as possible solutions and treatments prosthetic.”

Abadi called the World Bank to “work with the provinces, especially the province of Basra for development and reconstruction in those provinces.”

In turn, the World Bank Vice President expressed his “willingness and desire Bank in cooperation with Iraq in the fields of training Iraqi energies in many of the terms of reference and support the private sector and the reconstruction of the liberated areas of Daash organize and support a number of other sectors.”

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Jubouri confirms the importance of the role of the World Bank at this stage, especially with regard to rebuild the affected areas

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The head of the House of Representatives Saleem al-Jubouri, Thursday, on the importance of the role of the World Bank at this stage, particularly with regard to the draft to rebuild the affected areas and the provision of health, education and other basic services services.
A statement from the office Jubouri received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that “al-Jubouri, received in his office today, Vice President of the World Bank Group Hafez Ghanem, Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa Farid Belhaj,” noting that “The meeting reviewed the situation in Iraq and economic repercussions of the crisis lower oil prices, and ways to provide support and assistance in the face of these challenges. “

The statement noted that “the two sides discussed ways of cooperation between Iraq and the World Bank to rebuild the areas liberated from al Daash terrorist and rehabilitation of infrastructure,” as the President of the House of Representatives, “stressed the importance of the role of the World Bank at this stage, particularly with regard to the draft to rebuild areas affected and the provision of health, education and other basic services services. “

For their part, members of the delegation expressed the World Bank’s commitment to support Iraq in order to overcome all the difficulties it faces, especially as he is going through a difficult phase needs to be regional and international cooperation “. Ended

Zebari: Iraq seeks to Mali sovereign rating

04:14: 04/30/2015

Khandan – Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari, Iraq is seeking sovereign rating continues with credit rating agencies as it prepares to issue huge bonds worth five billion dollars needed to cover the budget caused by lower oil prices deficit.

Zebari said told (Reuters) “We started the process. Banks also seek to help us in this direction.”

Iraq has announced that it will issue bonds worth five billion dollars in the first issued in the international bond market nine years ago.

And obtain a sovereign rating from a major credit agency which Iraq currently lacks him may help persuade the international fund managers and international banks in underwriting bonds.

Zebari said that Iraq is seeking to connect with two or three credit rating agencies, but he did not name.

Iraq and discuss the plan with the issuance of bonds (Citibank) and (Deutsche Bank).

The process of obtaining the credit rating may be sensitive for Iraq as it will be forced to open its books to these institutions and reveals unveil new information on public finances. Zebari did not disclose the date on which it is expected to complete the process.

In response to whether the number five billion to be very ambitious, Zebari said, “We have a commitment in the budget to issue six billion. Thus this is the minimum this is our plan to cover the deficit. But there is no way to be issued in a single chip.”

Urgent Al-Jobouri uncovers meeting between Iraq, Iran, Turkey in Istanbul

Published: 2015/4/30 14:197 Reads
Baghdad (AIN) –The speaker of the parliament, Saleem Al-Jobouri, uncovered on Thursday ta close meeting between Iraq, Iran and Turkey in Istanbul.
A parliamentary source said to AIN that “the meeting will be attended by the heads of the parliaments to discuss the regional situations.” /End/