– 2/28/2018 5:37:00 AM
The US Embassy in Baghdad announced the launch of a $ 160 million US-funded “Tamkul” project to improve the capacity of the Iraqi government to provide public services to the population.
“Through the Takamul project, we hope to help the Iraqi federal government and local governments to provide public services to the population,” the US ambassador to Baghdad, Douglas Seelman, said in a speech at the opening ceremony of the project.
The project includes the training of Iraqi officials in the service sector and public administration to improve their efficiency in providing better services to the population, “said the project
‘s director, John Leicester, for the five-year project. Training in public administration to include in its first phase six provinces are Baghdad, Basra, Erbil, Ninewa, Anbar and Babylon.
In 2008, Iraq signed the Strategic Framework Agreement. Under this agreement, the United States is committed to providing assistance to Iraq in the areas of security, economy, administration and others.