The World Bank is ready to support economic reforms in Iraq

economyThe Ministry of PlanningThe World Bank

 2022-09-11 10:10A-AA+

Shafaq News/ Today, Sunday, the World Bank expressed its readiness to support the Iraqi government in the field of development and achieving the economic reforms that the country needs. 

The media of the Ministry of Planning said in a statement received by Shafak News Agency, that Minister Khaled Battal Al-Najm received today the new Special Representative of the World Bank in Iraq Richard Abdel Nour and his accompanying delegation, explaining that during the meeting, aspects of joint cooperation between the two sides in various economic issues were discussed. and development, especially in relation to the working mechanisms of the Recovery and Reconstruction Fund in Iraq and the Social Fund for Development.

The statement quoted the minister, confirming Iraq’s keenness and strong desire to strengthen relations with the World Bank to serve development in the country, indicating that all projects being implemented within the two funds should be among the priorities identified by Iraq, according to the development gaps.

For his part, Abdel Nour expressed, according to the statement, the World Bank’s readiness to provide more support to the efforts of the Ministry of Planning and the Iraqi government, in the field of supporting development and achieving economic reforms, which Iraq needs, after the crises it has faced in recent years.


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