BY MEDIA2 · 27/02/2023
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Fuad Hussein chaired today, Monday, February 27, 2023, the seventh meeting of the Ministerial Council for the Economy, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Planning, the Ministers of Finance, Agriculture, Labor and Social Affairs, the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, the Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, the President of the National Investment Authority and the Prime Minister’s Advisors for Economic and Legal Affairs.
The Council hosted the Minister of Health and the Director General of the General Company for Drug Marketing to discuss facilitating the work of the health sector and providing medicines, medical supplies and modern laboratories to promote the health reality.
The Council discussed the economic topics on its agenda and took many economic decisions on them.
The council also hosted the technical agent of the Ministry of Agriculture and took a decision to support the local product of table eggs by urging the Ministry of Commerce to contract with local producers under contracts concluded between them to buy the product in the event that the prices of table eggs fall below the average cost of local production with subsidies for vaccines, medicines and feed by recommending to reduce the fees imposed on them