Al-Kazemi discusses in Washington encouraging American companies to invest in housing inside Iraq

economyAmericaMustafa Al-Kazemi 2021-07-27 16:31A-AA+

Shafaq News/ Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi discussed today, Tuesday, with the President of the World Bank Group, David Malpass and his accompanying delegation, investments in housing by American companies and other companies.

Al-Kazemi’s office said in a statement received by Shafaq News Agency, “The Prime Minister met at his residence in Washington Malpass and his accompanying delegation, and during the meeting, they discussed joint cooperation in various fields, attributing the Iraqi government’s efforts in administrative reform and combating corruption, and supporting capacity building for Iraqi institutions, public sector reform, and banking sector reform efforts.

He added, “They also discussed cooperation with regard to financing infrastructure projects in Iraq, in the areas of water, airports, and natural gas. They also discussed clean energy projects, especially solar energy to generate electric power.”

The statement indicated that “Al-Kazemi discussed with the President of the World Bank Group, supporting the Iraqi government’s plans in housing projects, and encouraging investments in this sector by American companies, and other companies.”

The Prime Minister stressed, according to the statement, “the importance of developing cooperation with the World Bank and ways to develop it, and urged His Excellency to expedite the disbursement of more than one billion dollars, available as loans to the World Bank, to support the government in projects ready for implementation inside Iraq.”

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