[size=36]The first parliamentary statement about the World Bank's willingness to grant loans to Iraq[/size]
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warned the Sairoon bloc in the House of Representatives, on Wednesday, of new attempts to borrow, after a statement by the World Bank, in which it expressed its willingness to lend to the Iraqi government.
In a statement received by Mawazine News, a member of the committee, MP Salam Al-Shammari, called on the government to "maximum benefit from the high price of a barrel of oil for irrigation and agricultural projects."
Al-Shammari said, "The rise in the price of a barrel of oil in the global market and since the beginning of this year has provided a new return for the state that can be classified to cover the deficit on the one hand and to benefit from it for the sustainability of irrigation and agricultural projects."
He added, "The current period needs more water-related projects in light of the decrease in the quantities of water entering Iraq from Turkey and Iran."
Al-Shammari warned, against "any attempts to borrow internally and externally after the World Bank announced its willingness to help Iraq," returning "any new borrowing in light of the high oil price is unacceptable for the absence of its justifications." Ended 29/A43