19:52 - 02/08/2017
Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi said on Wednesday that he will launch a large economic program and support investment activities in various fields, especially infrastructure.
"The Higher Committee for Investment and Reconstruction held its first meeting under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and in the presence of all the members of the committee," a statement from Al-Abadi Media Office said.
"Abadi stressed during the meeting the importance of starting a major economic program by supporting investment activities in various sectors, especially the productive sectors, so as to increase the economic performance of the country as our heroic forces approached the liberation of the remaining areas of the defeated, Iraq's economic standing at the international level and increase confidence in its financial and financing transactions. "
The committee discussed the agenda of the committee, in particular the formulation of mechanisms of action, prioritization, and discussed the launching of an accurate program to open investment fields in a number of industrial, service and commercial projects, which will provide great job opportunities, Before it ".
The committee recommended that "what is to be reached by a working group formed to review a number of important files in order to take appropriate decisions at the next meeting."
The committee also discussed "preparations for holding an economic forum in Baghdad for businessmen from inside and outside Iraq to support the reconstruction and investment movement in all governorates."
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