17:33 - 2023-01-05
His Excellency the President of the Republic, Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, received, at the Baghdad Palace, the Minister of Finance, Taif Sami, and discussed with her the developments of the financial and economic situation in the country.
At the beginning of the meeting, the President of the Republic spoke about Iraq's upcoming participation in the Davos Conference, and His Excellency's determination to work for Iraq to have a pivotal role by encouraging businessmen and capital to invest in projects that will contribute to the development of the local economic reality, especially after Iraq witnessed security and economic stability. , stressing that supporting the private sector is a national necessity to be a catalyst in supporting the country's economy.
His Excellency the President stressed the need to expedite the approval of the draft budget law, to ensure the provision of the requirements for reconstruction in the country and the continuation of the wheel of progress and the development of the service and living reality for citizens in a way that meets their legitimate rights to a free and dignified life.
Mr. President stressed the need for appropriate reforms to combat corruption, which is an obstacle to any progress in the country. In this context, His Excellency referred to the importance of relying on electronic governance to reduce financial waste and undermine corruption.
In turn, the Minister of Finance gave an explanation of the developments in the financial situation and the obstacles facing the advancement of the economy and the ways to overcome them, expressing her thanks to His Excellency the President for his support for everything that would achieve stability in the country at various levels.
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