Economie| 03:41 – 07/22/2022
Baghdad – Mawazine News
Central Bank Governor, Mostafa Ghaleb Mokhief, met on Friday with his French counterpart, Francois Villeroy de Gallo, in Paris.
A statement from a feared office, a copy of which was received by Mawazine News, said that the two sides discussed developing banking relations between the two countries.
And the governor indicated that he discussed with de Gallo, global economic developments, emphasizing the development of banking and economic relations between the two countries, and that France would be the starting point of the Iraqi banking sector towards Europe, stressing that this sector is making progress at various levels, such as banking services and the rest of the indicators that are witnessing a continuous rise. .
They also discussed the file of combating money laundering and terrorist financing and developing human resources working in the banking sector with international institutions.
For his part, the Governor of the French Central Bank praised Iraq’s efforts in developing combating money laundering and financing terrorism and developing banking relations between the two countries, stressing that the French banking sector is open to its Iraqi counterpart, especially with regard to facilitating transfers and banking relations.
On the other hand, Makheef met with a number of French banks and companies, urging them to cooperate with Iraqi institutions and invest inside Iraq, stressing that the Iraqi banking sector is capable of meeting the requirements of French companies and facilitating their tasks, with the desire of the Central Bank of Iraq for France to be a starting point for the banking sector towards Europe to establish a network of distinguished banking relationships.
It is noteworthy that the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq is currently visiting France at the head of a large Iraqi banking delegation. Ended 29/R77