World Bank Announces Decision on Iraq Economy

Release date: 2018/11/29 20:23

{Baghdad: Al-Furat News} A World Bank official confirmed the Bank’s intention to support Iraq’s economy.

“President Barham Salih received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad on Thursday afternoon World Bank Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa Farid Belhadj, accompanied by Regional Director of the World Bank for Central Asia Saroj Kumar Jha,” said a presidential statement received by the {Euphrates News} .

“The World Bank is determined to support the Iraqi economy positively and work to support partnership with Iraqi financial institutions by increasing areas of cooperation and adopting the best investment of resources and energies,” said the World Bank Vice President for the Middle East and North Africa.

He also discussed with the President of the Republic ways of cooperation between Iraq and the World Bank. The President of the Republic referred to the importance of the World Bank’s support for social and economic development projects in Iraq, as well as appropriate reforms, combating corruption and the need to develop and diversify the sources of the national economy.

“The achievement of financial, monetary and economic stability in Iraq is not only a goal but also a basis for political stability and an important strategic project for sustainable development and civil development in the country,” President Barham Salih said.

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The supreme reference of the UN envoy: The new government faces great tasks and we wait to see the features of success in its work (expanded)

Editorial Date: 2018/11/29 18:32

The Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, the supreme religious authority, has said that the new government faces great tasks and is waiting to see the success of its work.

“The new government faces great tasks and is waiting to see the success of its work, especially in the fight against corruption, job creation for the unemployed and the reconstruction of the affected areas,” the website of the supreme authority of Imam Ali al-Sistani was quoted as saying during a meeting with the UN representative in Iraq Jan Kubic. War and the proper return of displaced persons to their areas of residence and the provision of necessary services to citizens in an appropriate manner. ”

He stressed the higher reference “the need to cooperate political blocs in the House of Representatives with the government to make real steps in improving the situation, stressing the” importance of respect for the sovereignty of Iraq and non-interference in its affairs by all countries. ”

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Mr. Moqtada al-Sadr and Kubitsch discuss developments in the Iraqi scene

Editorial Date: 2018/11/29 14:40

(Al-Najaf: Al-Furat News) The leader of the Sadrist movement, Moqtada al-Sadr, discussed with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jan Kubic, the developments of the Iraqi scene.

“Moqtada al-Sadr received the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq, Jan Kubic, Thursday in Najaf,” a statement from the office of Muqtada al-Sadr said.

“During the meeting, they discussed issues related to the country and the political file, while Jan Kubic valued the national positions of Muqtada al-Sadr, thanking him for the hospitality and reception.”

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The Iraqi Trade Bank in Abu Dhabi receives ISO 9001

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The representative office of the Iraqi Bank for Trade in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has obtained the ISO 9001: 2015 certification in the quality management system after being audited by the British company LMS Certification Limited .

The certificate is awarded to institutions that implement international standards and standards for total quality management and institutional development.

The bank has received this international certificate in conjunction with the opening of the representative office of the Iraqi Bank for Trade in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi.

A statement by the Bank, read by Al-Iktissad News, said that the award of the ISO certificate came after evaluating the compliance of the representative office and its application of the standards and quality management systems, which will increase the level of satisfaction and interaction of customers and the systems adopted and push forward the sustainable development of all services provided by As well as the continuous pursuit of the Bank’s management to improve the quality of the services and products it provides to its various customer segments.

The ISO 9001 standard is the world’s most widely used quality management system. This standard also helps organizations improve customer service, monitor quality, manage operations in the organization, and develop business performance in various areas.

“We are committed to a clear vision and professional performance with transparency and honesty in providing innovative products and services. In order to achieve this we have to adopt and apply best international banking practices using the latest technology and investment in human resources,” said Faisal Al-Hims, President of the Bank.

“The bank is working on a set of plans and programs that guarantee the provision of services and performance in professional ways of high quality.”

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In pictures .. Abdul-Mahdi briefed Dawn on the measures taken to open the green

Date of release: 2018/11/29 12:46

(Baghdad: Al Furat News) The Prime Minister briefed the commander of the armed forces Adel Abdul Mahdi, at dawn Thursday, on the measures taken to open the Green Zone.

On more than one occasion, Abdul-Mahdi renewed the government’s intention to reopen the Green Zone while securing and protecting foreign missions and government headquarters in the area.

Indeed, the Baghdad Operations Command and the Baghdad Secretariat began a few days ago lifting the concrete blocks at the entrances and exits of the area with the implementation of a service campaign and cleaning in preparation for the opening.

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URGENT Kubish from Najaf: We listened to directives from the supreme authority and the need to complete the government

Date of release: 2018/11/29 12:34

(Najaf Ashraf: Euphrates News) revealed the outgoing UN envoy in Iraq, Jan Kubic, the total of his talks with the Grand Religious Authority Grand Ayatollah Imam al-Sistani in his office Najaf Ashraf.

“I was honored to meet with the Supreme Leader and listened to his advice and guidance, which are very important to us,” Kubic said at a brief press conference after the meeting.

Kubic praised “the formation of the government and the need to speed up the completion of the ministerial cabin.”

He also stressed the UN envoy “the need to support Iraq and help him to promote the provision of all services, but to enter the interference in internal affairs.”

The outgoing United Nations envoy in Iraq, Jan Kubic, arrived this morning to Najaf, the meeting of the Supreme Leader Imam al-Sistani, and the leader of the Sadrist movement, Mr. Moqtada al-Sadr.

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Washington welcomes Barzani’s visit to Baghdad and denies playing mediating role

WASHINGTON, Nov. 28 (UPI) – Washington welcomed the visit of the leader of the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP) Massoud Barzani to Baghdad, denying any role in mediating between the two sides.

 

“The US is encouraging dialogue between Baghdad and Erbil,” said US State Department spokeswoman Heather Noiret on Wednesday, while denying that there is “any role for the government of its country in the visit of the President of the Kurdistan Democratic Party Massoud Barzani to Baghdad.”

 

Barzani held a visit to Baghdad several days ago, during which he held a series of talks with senior Iraqi officials in Baghdad, led by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi, on the first visit since the independence referendum held by the Kurds last year.

“America did not have any role in the discussions that took place in that visit, but we always encourage the parties to dialogue to resolve all the contentious issues.” (1)

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