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Economy News _ Baghdad
Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Minister of Finance Fuad Hussein, Thursday, Iraq’s quest to activate the strategic framework agreement in the field of trade and investment.
“The minister received the Charge d’affaires of the US Embassy in Iraq, Joe Howard, to discuss the bilateral relations between Iraq and the United States of America and the plans of the Deputy Prime Minister to head the Iraqi delegation to the meetings of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund,” the media office of the Ministry of Finance said in a statement. Will be held next April in Washington, DC “.
“During that visit, he will meet the Deputy Prime Minister with senior officials from the United States, the international community, officials of the World Bank and the International Monetary Fund and hold meetings with US trade representatives on the resumption of bilateral trade and investment talks,” he said.
“The two sides also discussed ways to provide a safe and attractive investment environment to encourage investors to work in Iraq, create job opportunities, eliminate unemployment, improve the level of services and construction throughout Iraq by activating the Strategic Framework Agreement in the area of trade and investment, Improve the investment environment for the purpose of attracting companies and capital to work in Iraq and participate in reconstruction campaigns and services. ”
“The Iraqi government is continuing to prepare plans to implement the government program as well as start planning and preparing the budget law for the year 2020 to ensure early coordination with all parties and institutions and governorates for the purpose of identifying the actual needs and build a balanced budget and economy and ambitious services benefit the Iraqi people.”