The central bank issues a decision to cover the market need of small monetary categories



Economy News _ Baghdad

The Central Bank of Iraq, on Monday, to cancel the fine shortage of deposits of small categories of banks, attributing the decision to cover the market need of new securities for small cash categories.

“In order to cover the market need of new banknotes for small cash denominations” 250, 500 and 1000, “it was decided to cancel the shortage that may appear in bank deposits of small cash denominations for a limited period,” the bank said in a statement received by the Economy News. , Indicating that “it comes to achieve the desired purpose of withdrawing the damaged cash currency in circulation.”

He added that “the counting and sorting of banknotes damaged for these categories require time and effort from the competent staff for the difficulty of counting in the counting machines.”




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رئيس مجلس الوزراء والوفد المرافق له يعود الى بغداد مختتما زيارته الى الصين.
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Prime Minister and accompanying delegation return to Baghdad, concluding visit to China.
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The Security Media Cell issues a statement on targeting the Green Zone in Baghdad


2019-09-23 | 17:07


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The Security Media Cell issued a statement on Monday targeting the Green Zone in Baghdad.

“Two mortar shells landed in an empty dirt yard in the vicinity of the Green Zone and the other in the Tigris River in Baghdad, without incident,” the cell said in a statement received by Alsumaria News.

Two mortar rounds landed near the US embassy in central Baghdad on Monday, causing no casualties, a security source said.,15700021,15700043,15700186,15700191,15700253,15700256,15700259&usg=ALkJrhjgI1fDyyzbtHztyZSxANaGXuok-Q

Abdul Mahdi reveals agreements signed with China

Release date:: 2019/23/23 21:57

The Iraqi and Chinese governments signed in Beijing on Monday, eight agreements and memorandums of understanding in the presence and supervision of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, at the end of the expanded round of talks between the Iraqi and Chinese official delegations held in Beijing headed by Abdul Mahdi Premier of the People’s Republic of China.

He thanked the Chinese government and people for their warm reception and their supportive stances on Iraq in confronting terrorism and developing the economy and supporting the government’s orientation in construction and reconstruction. He added that we have entered a new phase of providing services, reconstruction, fighting corruption and bureaucracy after the victory over ISIS and the huge sacrifices that were made. The Iraqi people who suffered the scourge of war and dictatorship and deprived them of the dignity of life in a double siege externally and internally, passing through terrorism and destruction that accompanied it, and we look forward to turning cooperation into investment opportunities that reap the benefits of our people. All countries

Abdul Mahdi invited his Chinese counterpart to visit Baghdad and add and complete the rest of the memorandums of understanding, which were accepted and agreed upon through diplomatic channels.

During the joint talks, the Chinese premier said that “Iraq has clear contributions to human civilization and will make contributions to security, peace and development in the world. The two countries’ relations are deep and go back more than 60 years. We will continue this cooperation with you in all fields. ”

He added that “our cooperation will bear fruit and positive results, welcoming the large Iraqi delegation,” praising the role “played by Iraq in the region and keep the specter of war and emphasize the importance of adopting the language of dialogue and peaceful solutions.”

Based on “the premier’s proposal, the Chinese premier welcomed the establishment of a joint committee to push forward cooperation and achieve practical results of the agreements signed to enter into force and achieve its objectives.”

The agreements and memorandums of understanding covered financial, commercial, security, reconstruction, communications, culture, education and foreign affairs.

In the forefront of the agreements and memorandums of understanding signed, the agreement on the implementation of the mechanisms of the framework agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Chinese Agency for Credit Guarantee (Sine Shore), and the agreement of economic and technical cooperation.

A memorandum of understanding between the Iraqi Ministry of Finance and the Chinese Ministry of Commerce on cooperation for post-war reconstruction in Iraq.

A memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Communications and the China Aeronautical Satellite Office.

And a security memorandum of understanding between the Iraqi Ministry of Interior and Public Security in China.

And a memorandum of understanding between the Iraqi and Chinese foreign ministries on the land allocated to the diplomatic missions.

And a memorandum of understanding between the Ministry of Higher Education and Information Office of the State Council to establish a Chinese library at the University of Baghdad.

Memorandum of Understanding on the Executive Program for Cultural Cooperation.

The Prime Minister and his delegation concluded his official visit to the People’s Republic of China back to Baghdad.

Barzani delighted America: A comprehensive agreement with Baghdad is in the interest of all Iraqis


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President of the Kurdistan Regional Government Masrour Barzani received in his office in Erbil, on Monday, a US military delegation headed by General Gregory Crowder.

The meeting discussed the latest developments on the regional scene, as well as security coordination to address the dangers of ISIS, which remains a common threat to the return of IDPs to their homes.

After thanking the international coalition forces for their assistance to the Peshmerga forces, the Prime Minister said: “Our negotiations with Baghdad continue to reach a comprehensive agreement aimed at solving all problems under the Constitution.” “An agreement is in the interest of all Iraqis,” he said.

The meeting was attended by Peshmerga Minister Shoresh Ismail, as well as US Consul General in Erbil Stephen Waggen.

A delegation from the Kurdistan Region headed by a minister arrives in Baghdad


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2019/09/23 02:29:05

A delegation from the Kurdistan Regional Government headed by the Minister of Social Affairs on Monday to the federal capital Baghdad.

Upon his arrival, the minister met the government delegation with the Minister of Labor and Social Affairs Bassem Abdel Zaman to discuss the organization of bilateral work with regard to international conferences in addition to cooperation in the field of assistance to eligible groups in society.

The delegation will discuss with the issue of the budget of the Kurdistan Ministry of Labor in the financial budget for next year.

Iraq and China sign a high-speed train between Najaf and Karbala

Date: Editing:: 2019/9/23 12:36

The Governor of Najaf, Louay al-Yasiri, has signed memoranda with Chinese companies to establish service projects and infrastructure in the province within the Chinese contract.

“The direct negotiations with the Chinese side resulted in the signing of a series of important agreements that will contribute to the improvement of the reality of services,” Yasiri media office said. Ashraf and holy Karbala with Chinese railway giants. ”

“The agreements were signed this morning at the Iraqi-Chinese Economic Forum in the presence of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi and major Chinese companies,” he said.

“There are ongoing negotiations with Chinese companies to implement important service projects in the province that will contribute significantly to changing the service situation in Najaf and developing the service reality in it.”