Transportation Minister and US Deputy Ambassador discuss lifting ban on Iraqi aircraft in global airspace


Baghdad / Al-Ghad Press:
Transport Minister Abdullah Loibi and US Deputy Ambassador Joe Hedo discussed on Thursday the lifting of the ban on Iraqi aircraft in the global atmosphere and the rehabilitation of the reality of the railway in Iraq and linking it with neighboring countries.

“The Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs in Iraq, Joe Hedo, and his accompanying delegation to strengthen the bilateral cooperation between the two countries and activate the strategic agreement between Iraq and the United States of America,” the media said in a statement. 

“In the Ministry of Transport, we demand that the US side translate their support to Iraq on the ground by supporting rail projects, developing the infrastructure of Iraqi airports, and improving the capacity of the ministry’s staff and staff at American academies,” he said. 

He pointed out that “we discussed during the meeting how to lift the ban on Iraqi aircraft in the global atmosphere and move forward to complete the project of the port of Faw because of its role in the future active in accelerating the country’s economic wheel.”

He added that “has been addressed how to rehabilitate the reality of railways in Iraq and linking it to neighboring countries and the construction of new stations to facilitate the process of transporting goods and passengers between the provinces.” 

For his part, promised Deputy US Ambassador in Iraq to “provide all the necessary means to support Iraq in the areas of transport, which will enhance the reality of bilateral cooperation between the two countries.”


Iraqi Govt. Forms Committee to Address 2019 Budget Disputes

Iraqi Govt. Forms Committee to Address 2019 Budget Disputes

ERBIL — The Iraqi government has established a specialized committee to review the issues pertaining to the 2019 budget bill and address the disputes. 

Adil Abdul-Mahdi’s cabinet announced on Thursday that the committee would work with the Iraqi parliament to make amendments to the points which have caused concerns among the parliamentary factions. 

The Iraqi parliament on Wednesday postponed a session over the budget bill for next Monday and the factions disagreed on certain points. 

The Kurdish factions have also expressed concern about the share of Kurdistan Region from the federal budget.

President of the Association of Iraqi Private Banks Wadih al-Hanalal: Governance has become an international demand as important as the fight against terrorism



Economy News Baghdad:

The President of the Association of Iraqi Private Banks, Wadih al-Hanalal, stressed that governance has become an international requirement no less important than the requirements of money laundering and combating terrorism.

“Governance has become an international requirement no less important than money laundering and counterterrorism requirements because it will add valuable and important things to private sector companies,” Al-Hantal said at the first session of the Iraqi Institute of Directors conference held in Baghdad.

” Governance is a good tool to enable the community to ensure that companies are well managed in a practical and scientific manner that provides general frameworks to protect investors ‘and lenders’ funds and to achieve and maintain a fair and transparent data and information system,” he said. “Governance will enable equal access to data and information While at the same time providing a good tool for judging the performance and accountability of corporate boards. “

“The concept of corporate governance has many advantages and benefits that can be provided to companies and even countries, whether they are advanced or emerging, including reducing the risks related to financial and administrative corruption and raising the levels of performance of companies and the consequent development and economic progress of the countries to which they belong. Those companies “

” Attracting foreign investment and encouraging local capital to invest in national projects increasing the ability of national companies to compete internationally and opening up new markets for them,” he said, adding that “governance will increase transparency, accuracy and clarity in the financial statements issued by companies and the consequences of The increase in investor confidence and adoption in decision-making and full disclosure of the company’s performance, financial position and key decisions taken by senior management helps shareholders identify the risks of investing in this company. “

Deputy for Asrun: Parliament votes today on the formation of its committees and this share

Editorial Date: 2018/11/8 13:41

(Baghdad: Al-Furat News) A deputy of the Mass Suron, said that the House of Representatives will vote today on the formation of its Standing Committees for the parliamentary session 2018-2022.

“The House of Representatives will vote today on the membership of the committees only,” MP Amjad al-Aqabi told the {Euphrates News}, “adding that” the initial discussions refer to assigning the presidency of the committees of defense, integrity and services of the bloc going, as well as membership of other committees. ”

He denied “the truth of the news about the identification of 10 committees for the {Suron}, the number is large and unreasonable,” noting that “the subject of the division of the presidencies of the committees needs political consensus and talks.”

It is scheduled to hold the House of Representatives on Thursday its regular session and includes its agenda vote on the formation of permanent parliamentary committees. is over

The successor to Douglas Solomon .. Know the name of the Ambassador …

08-11-2018 12:01 PM

The White House revealed the new name chosen by US President Donald Trump as US ambassador to Iraq instead of current US ambassador Douglas Silliman.

“US President Donald Trump will appoint Matthew Toller, the current US ambassador to Yemen, as new ambassador to Iraq,” the White House said.,15700022,15700124,15700126,15700149,15700186,15700191,15700201,15700214&usg=ALkJrhgIkgI9eCGgzWHDC9PNWLbpZo26Iw

Washington’s policy appoints a new ambassador in Baghdad

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The White House announced that President Donald Trump will appoint a new ambassador to Iraq.

The White House said in a statement that US President Donald Trump would appoint Matthew Toller, the current US ambassador to Yemen, as new ambassador to Iraq.

The current US ambassador to Iraq is Douglas Seelman.