[size=36]Central Bank Governor: We seek to develop banking relations with European Union countries[/size]
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Baghdad - Mawazine News
Central Bank Governor Mustafa Ghaleb Mikheeb confirmed, on Monday, seeking to develop relations with the European Union countries, while the European Union Ambassador to Iraq Villa Variola expressed the desire of a number of large European banks to finance investment projects.
And according to a statement by the Central Bank, received by Mawazine News, "The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Mustafa Ghaleb Mukhif, received, today, Monday, the Ambassador of the European Union to Iraq, Villa Fariola, and during the meeting, they discussed bilateral economic and banking relations, especially in the field of training."
And Makheif stressed, according to the statement, "the existence of good relations with the countries of the European Union, and seeking to develop them," noting "the growth of the Central Bank of Iraq's reserves of gold and foreign currencies during the past two years, and their positive impact on achieving financial stability in Iraq."
He expressed his desire to enhance cooperation in the field of training for workers in the Iraqi banking sector, and to benefit from the expertise in European banking institutions.
For his part, Variola praised "the efforts of the Central Bank to get Iraq out of the European list of high-risk countries," indicating "its desire to strengthen Iraqi-European relations in the economic fields."
He pointed to "the desire of a number of large European banks to finance investment projects, especially in the field of renewable energy, given the opportunities that Iraq possesses in this aspect." Ended 29/N33