BAGHDAD / JD / .. Demanded the parliamentary Finance Committee, the central bank to speed up the implementation of the project divided the national private banks for the purpose of the development of the local banking sector and promotion.
Said committee member Rep. Najiba Najib told / JD /: "The Central Bank of Iraq tell us about the end of all the technical measures and logistics for the implementation of the project divided the national private local banks, but it has so far not been implemented on the ground," calling to finalize the actual implementation The project being one of the important projects in the country.
She explained: that the project includes connecting local banks network unified communications managed by a global company advanced contracted by the central bank and be under his tutelage and supervision, so as to facilitate the banking business using the latest techniques and make the banking sector works in accordance with the developments in global banks.
The Iraqi Central Bank announced that it was contracting with an international company to manage the project divided the national, after a number of companies submitted bids for the project, refusing to disclose the nationalities of those companies until after the contract with them.
Two years ago, announced the introduction of 53 banks as members of the national project chunked your credit card, which will be under the control of the central bank. "
It is noted that the U.S. Agency for development of Iraq contribute to the accomplishment of a divider, which will establish a national partnership between the Iraqi banks.
Iraq has more than 50 banks with about 800 branches in Baghdad and the provinces. / End / 8 /