Saturday 23 May 2020 | 01:11 pm
Baghdad / … Minister of Planning, Khaled Battal, revealed on Saturday, his research with the representative of the World Bank in Iraq, four files, most notably the funds available from the bank to Iraq.
Petal said in a press statement, “The meeting with the representative of the World Bank did not address the new borrowing, but was devoted to discussing the activation of development projects funded by the World Bank before the current financial and health crisis,” noting that “the meeting also witnessed a discussion of the funds available from the World Bank Iraq” .
He added that he also discussed with the representative of the World Bank some of the current problems between the bank and some sectoral ministries benefiting from the projects and how to solve them in light of the lack of approval of the budget law, which represents the legal cover for these projects.
The Minister of Planning, Khaled Battal Al-Najm, discussed last Thursday with the World Bank mission ways to strengthen national efforts to confront the Corona virus pandemic, and the current financial crisis in Iraq, due to low oil prices. Finished 2