10:15 - 2023-01-18
The President of the Republic, Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, received at his residence in Davos the Chairman and CEO of the Dubai Ports World Company, Sultan Ahmed bin Salman, and Suhail Al-Banna, the company's managing director for the Middle East and North Africa.
During the meeting, the President of the Republic stressed the extent of the decline in the infrastructure as a result of the wars and conflicts that Iraq went through during the past decades, and the determination of the current government to provide the best services to citizens, especially in light of the growing security and economic stability.
He added that there are many areas of work and huge opportunities for investors wishing to work in Iraq, stressing in this context that Iraq is a fertile environment for entrepreneurship. Because of its great energies and capabilities compared to other countries.
The President of the Republic affirmed Iraq's aspiration to enhance cooperation with various companies to develop investment and commercial work, build strategic partnerships and activate the economic role, indicating the importance of the Davos Forum in providing such investment opportunities.
In turn, the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Dubai World Ports Company pointed to the richness of Iraq with its natural resources, and the importance of its strategic location as a vital passage for the shipment of goods through the port of Umm Qasr and then Turkey and other countries, explaining that this work provides great opportunities for Iraq, which is a huge market.
He expressed his desire to establish major industrial zones in Iraq. Where investment opportunities are available, expressing his happiness with the development taking place in Iraq, especially in the Kurdistan region, which is a role model.
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