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On Tuesday, the federal government discussed the most important challenges facing the trade movement and private sector companies to develop appropriate solutions and provide a decent working environment that will elevate the customs work to international levels.
The Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers said in a statement, read by "Economy News" that "during the symposium held at the House of Hospitality in Baghdad, headed by Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers Dr. Mahdi Alalak and the presence of the Minister of Transport and Adviser to the Prime Minister for Economic Affairs, and military and civilian leaders involved in the file of customs, And to ensure the safety of customs procedures and ensure the smooth entry of imported materials to the country. "
He added that "the seminar discussed the possibility of uniting efforts to correct the tracks related to import operations represented by certificates of origin and import and the possibility of simplifying procedures to serve the economy of the country."
Al-Alak stressed that the government is keen to strengthen cooperation and partnership with the private sector because of its important role, and help in the implementation of investment projects and services contribute to the economic development of the renaissance of the country, calling for "concerted efforts to counter the rumors tendentious by some quarters to create Crises that concern citizens on matters that have a direct impact on their daily lives. "
The symposium showed a number of observations accompanied by proposals to address the problems of customs, most notably import licenses and certificates of origin and the unification of customs tariffs in all ports and eliminate the extortion cases that accompany customs clearance.
The seminar concluded by raising the proposals and recommendations that were circulated between the two sides and reviewed by the competent authorities to be presented to the Council of Ministers.