Cabinet directs to facilitate granting entry visas to investors
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The Minister of Planning, Khaled Battal Al-Najm, announced that the Council of Ministers has taken a decision to facilitate the procedures for granting entry visas to foreign businessmen and investors to support the investment movement in Iraq.
A statement by the ministry, seen by Al-Iqtisad News, stated that "Al-Najm met the Turkish ambassador to Baghdad, Ali Reza Günay, and his accompanying delegation. During the meeting, they discussed aspects of joint cooperation between the two friendly countries, in the commercial, investment and economic fields and ways to develop them."
The statement added: "It was discussed facilitating the procedures for granting entry visas to businessmen and investors from both countries," noting that "the star confirmed that the Council of Ministers took a decision to facilitate these procedures and grant entry visas to businessmen and foreign investors easily, to support the investment movement in the country."
He pointed out that "the two parties discussed joint cooperation in the field of road transport and railways, by working on the construction of the dry canal, which includes Highway No. 2 and the railway linking the port of Faw and Turkish territory, because of the importance of this project in achieving development."
He explained that "the file of hospital projects implemented by Turkish companies, and the latest developments in this file, were also discussed, and they agreed on the need to complete these projects in full and as soon as possible after addressing all the problems that led to the delay in their completion."