Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs preside over the seventh session of 2023 of the Ministerial Council on Economy

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


Khoshnaw gives good news to continue the development of industrial projects in Erbil

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2023-02-27 14:07Font

Twilight News / Erbil Governor Umid Khoshnau announced on Monday the allocation of land for 15 industrial projects in the capital of the Kurdistan Region.

This came during Khoshnaw’s presidency, a meeting of the Development and Industrial Projects Support Committee in Erbil, according to a statement received by Shafaq News.

According to the statement, it was decided at the meeting to allocate land to implement 15 heavy and medium industrial projects, whose owners applied for land.

The statement pointed out that “the allocation of these lands aims to continue the development of industrial projects, promote local products and encourage the private sector to invest in the capital Erbil.”كوردســتانيات/خوشناو-يزف-نب-سعيدا-لمواصلة-تنمية-المشاريع-الصناعية-في-ربيل

Revealing the outputs of the meeting of the State Administration Coalition at Al-Amiri’s house

political| 09:41 – 27/02/2023


Baghdad – Mawazine News
The State Administration Coalition revealed, on Monday, the outputs of its meeting held at the home of Fatah Alliance President Hadi Al-Amiri.
The coalition said in a statement received by Mawazine News / a copy of it, that “the Coalition of State Administration held its 11th ordinary meeting today, Monday in the office of Hadi Al-Amiri in the presence of Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa Al-Sudani and Speaker of the House of Representatives Mohammed Halbousi to discuss the latest developments in the country.”
The meeting stressed “the need to approve the laws contained in the ministerial curriculum and the government program, support political reforms and continue anti-corruption efforts.”
The statement added that “mechanisms to enhance government action to provide the best services, implement important and vital projects and achieve sustainable development were discussed.” Finished29/h

Governor of the Central Bank: We seek to make a qualitative leap in the field of financial technology

economy| 03:53 – 27/02/2023


Baghdad – Mawazine News

The Governor of the Central Bank, Ali Al-Alaq, confirmed on Monday the pursuit of a qualitative leap in the field of financial technology.
The bank said in a statement received / Mawazine News / a copy of it, that “the Governor of the Central Bank Ali Mohsen Ismail received, today, the regional president of the international company “Visa” Andrew Tory and his accompanying delegation.”
He added that “the support provided by Visa to regulate the market and increase the acceptance of electronic collection was discussed, in support of the government’s directions and the decisions taken in activating electronic payment through the use of technology provided by the company, as well as improving regulations and instructions for digital financial services.”
Keywords stressed that “the Central Bank of Iraq supports in its steps to expand the use of the latest digital technologies in the banking sector and enhance financial inclusion in Iraq,” noting that “the Central Bank of Iraq seeks to make a qualitative leap in the field of financial technology in the Iraqi banking sector by keeping pace with the latest international technologies.” Finished29/h

Minister of Finance directs to increase the number of US dollar exchange outlets to citizens at the official rate

political| 03:26 – 27/02/2023


Baghdad – Mawazine News

Finance Minister Tayf Sami directed on Monday to increase the number of outlets selling dollars to citizens at the official price.
Sami said in a statement issued during her visit to Rafidain and Rashid Banks that “projects to modernize banking systems and adopt advanced methods to improve the level of services for banks, especially with regard to point of sale systems and facilities that the Ministry of Finance is working to provide within the framework of circulating the new experience as one of the main pillars in modern banking systems.”
She stressed “the security of all the requirements for completing the stages of the comprehensive banking system project in agreement with the executing company (Ernst & Young) in terms of securing databases and servers, in addition to agreeing on a maintenance, operation and training contract and all procedures to ensure the success of the project,” noting “the importance of completing the conditions for the adoption of modernization system
Sami directed “increasing the number of outlets selling US dollars to citizens at the official rate installed by the Central Bank, through branches spread in Baghdad and the provinces, to ensure the smoothness of obtaining foreign currency and reduce the resulting momentum and delays.”
The visit of the Minister of Finance included roaming the corridors and sections of the two banks and listened to a group of employees and auditors, and directed “considering the requests and needs of citizens, overcoming obstacles to completing their transactions, urging the simplification of procedures and reducing the cycles of routine to ensure speed and accuracy in the interests of customers and all citizens.” Finished29/h

Sudanese to ICAO Secretary General: Government committed to international aviation standards

political| 01:49 – 27/02/2023


Baghdad – Mawazine News
Prime Minister Mohamed Shiaa Al-Sudani received on Monday the Secretary-General of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Juan Carlos Salazar and his accompanying delegation.

The two parties discussed, according to a statement by Al-Sudani’s office, “Wa ways to enhance Iraq’s cooperation with the international organization in the field of developing and efficiency of air transport, adhering to international standards, with regard to the safety of air transport, and discussing the organization’s support for the Civil Aviation Authority to develop human capabilities and capabilities, and raise the

Al-Sudani stressed, “The government’s support for the authority of civil aviation and its financial and administrative independence, and everything that would contribute to improving the reality of civil aviation in Iraq,” and stressed “the government’s commitment to international aviation standards.”

For his part, Salazar blessed the Government of Iraq, “The Iraqi Civil Aviation Authority has passed the stage of security audit,” praising “the government’s support for the Civil Aviation Authority by accrediting international experts to develop Iraqi civil aviation.” it’s over 29

Guterres to visit Baghdad and Kurdistan this weekend

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2023-02-27 03:34Font

Twilight News / United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is scheduled to arrive in the Iraqi capital Baghdad this weekend, according to a government source.

The source told Shafaq News that Guterres will arrive next Wednesday in the Iraqi capital Baghdad, and during the visit will hold meetings with the three presidencies and a number of political leaders.

The source pointed out that the Secretary-General of the United Nations will travel next Thursday from Baghdad to the Kurdistan Region to hold meetings with Kurdish officials and leaders in Erbil.سیاسة/غوتيريش-يزور-بغداد-وكوردستان-نهاية-الاسبوع-الحالي