Minister of Finance and UN Representative discuss the adoption of the budget

Editorial Date: 2019/1/13 19:25

Baghdad: Finance Minister Fuad Hussein and the representative of the United Nations Secretary-General in Iraq, Janet Henness, discussed on Sunday the adoption of the general budget.

A statement by the Office of the Minister of Finance received the agency {Euphrates News}, a copy of it, that Hussein “received in Baghdad, Janet Henness, representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations in Iraq,” noting that “Henness offered congratulations and congratulations to the Minister of Finance on the occasion of the formation of the government and the appointment of his new position and wish him success Conciliation “.

For his part, Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs Janet Henness congratulated her for being named representative of the UN Secretary-General in Iraq, praising “the important role played by the United Nations to assist Iraq in the process of democratic transformation, reconstruction and stability throughout the country” In the statement.

“The power of the central government is growing stronger with the local authorities through the distribution of powers, tasks and duties,” he said, adding that “the importance of strengthening the local authorities and giving them the necessary role to manage their areas” .

“The two sides discussed what the international organization can do in supporting and developing economic policies in Iraq in order to achieve economic growth, create jobs and combat corruption through the government program,” the statement said.

He added that they “also discussed the steps to complete the state budget and the need to expedite its approval in order to start the campaigns of reconstruction and construction and the provision of services.”

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