[size=36]Al-Attar: Launching a financial initiative, dropping debts, and rehabilitating infrastructure to develop the industrial sector[/size]
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, a member of the Iraqi National Business Council, Ghadeer Al-Attar, said on Thursday that the evaluation and success of the industrial reality in Iraq requires several things that must be implemented by the relevant authorities.
Al-Attar said in a statement received by / Mawazine News / a copy of it, that "the next industrial policy should focus on building local capacities to finance the development of local sectors in manufacturing, in addition to supporting small and medium enterprises providing consulting and financing services programs."
He added: "The Central Bank of Iraq should launch an initiative to support the industrial sector and enhance the competitiveness of local products, which includes providing loans with less interest, and forgiving the interest of debts on troubled factories, if any."
Al-Attar called for "launching the economic reform program in line with the interest in the industrial sector and resolving the crises facing it, preparing the infrastructure and completing all factors related to supporting the national product."