Prime Minister Haider Abadi plans to visit Japan this week.

Release date: 2018/4/2 8:54


“As part of our approach to reconstruction and investment, we will visit Japan this week at the invitation of its government to affirm partnership, cooperation and job creation for Iraqis,” Abadi said at a press conference Sunday.

“There is great Japanese enthusiasm in terms of job opportunities for their vast experience in this field and we look forward to making our visit to Japan a success,” he said.

Mahoud: The central bank has a major role in achieving economic development

Economy News Baghdad:

Director of the Central Bank, Saleh Mahoud, announced that the Central Bank has a great role in achieving economic development in Iraq through the community initiatives implemented by the loans granted.

“The Central Bank, in cooperation with the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, has launched several social initiatives, including Baghdad to rehabilitate 20 theaters in Baghdad and our people’s campaign to care for and support displaced people and support drama,” Mahood said at a seminar organized by the Baghdad International Book Fair to discuss social initiatives. Iraqi and the Book Fair and others, “noting that” community initiatives come within the amendments that occurred in the law of the Central Bank. ”

He pointed out that “the Central Bank has become an important tool in the process of economic development and translated through the provision of industrial loans, commercial and residential,” explaining that “the Central Bank is aware of the importance of social responsibility to develop a complete road plan in support of community projects.”

Oil prices touch $ 70

Release date: 2018/4/2 8:50 • 185 times read

The price of oil rose on Monday, boosted by a drop in the number of oil rigs in the United States and expectations that the United States could impose sanctions on Iran.

WTI crude <LCOc1> was $ 65.21 a barrel at 0122 GMT, up 27 cents, or 0.4 percent, from the previous close.

Brent crude futures were $ 69.71 a barrel, up 37 cents, or 0.55 percent.

“The oil markets are still nervous about whether or not the US administration will break the fragile nuclear agreement with Iran,” Steven Inies of Singapore’s brokerage firm INDA said.

He said a weekly report indicated a decline in drilling activity in search of new oil discoveries in the United States boosted prices.

Baker Hughes Energy Services said in its closely watched report on Thursday that the number of oil rigs dropped seven rigs to 797 diggers in the week ending March 29.

It was the first time in three weeks that the number of rigs had dropped.

Baker Hughes published its report on the number of dredgers in North America on Thursday, a day ahead of schedule due to the great Friday holiday on March 30. End


The provincial government reduces the saving rate for special grades

Date of release: 2018/4/2 13:13 • 110 times read

(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The Kurdistan Regional Government reduced salaries of employees of special grades from the savings rate of 75% to 50%.

According to the table, senior employees with a salary of 5 million dinars and above, the proportion of savings in their salary fell from 75% to 50%.

According to the Ministry of Finance and Economy, the number of people earning the salaries of special grades (936) employees, and their salary exceeds five million dinars.

The provinces of the Kurdistan region witnessed protests to protest against the decision of the provincial government to impose compulsory savings on their salaries after the federal government launched.


Abadi sympathizes with Nechirvan Barzani

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News / Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abbadi offered condolences to the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government for the death of his brother.

He told close associates of the head of the regional government, Shafak News, that Abadi held this afternoon a call to Bengharvan Barzani and shortly after the announcement of the death of his brother Delvan and Idris Barzani and offered him condolences.

In this regard, a statement by the provincial government that “Nigervan Barzani, the Prime Minister received a telephone call from Mr. Abbadi, head of the Council of Ministers of Iraq to condolence the death of Delvan Barzani.”

According to the statement, “For his part, Mr. Nigervan Barzani thanked Mr. Abbadi for his contact.”

And died at noon today in Arbil Delvan, Idriss Barzani, brother of the President of the Kurdistan Regional Government.

Delvan’s death came after a long-delayed heart attack to die in Arbil.

Born in 1966, Dilovan Barzani is known as a social figure and has not received official duties, but he has been a representative of his brother, Nechirvan Barzani, on several occasions.