[size=36]The President of the Republic: The budget will be approved soon[/size]
, President of the Republic Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid received today, Tuesday, a number of ambassadors of Asian countries, in addition to the Russian ambassador to Iraq.
According to a statement by the Presidency of the Republic, which Mawazine News received, the President of the Republic indicated "the importance of expanding ways of cooperation between Iraq and their countries (ambassadors) in a way that achieves the aspirations of the people for progress and prosperity."
Rashid shed light on "what Iraq is going through today from a new era, an Iraq without terrorism, violence and wars," noting that "this is a message that I hope you will carry to your countries."
He stated, "Nineveh governorate and all other governorates are experiencing security stability after some of them suffered from the domination of terrorism. Service and health institutions are currently in a good position, as they provide services to citizens. Likewise, the capital, Baghdad, is stable and safe."
He stressed, "Our relationship with our neighbors is good, and we have good relations with Turkey, and at the same time we have outstanding issues related to borders and our water share, and we hope that these matters will be addressed in a way that strengthens relations between the two countries."
The President of the Republic touched on his participation in the Davos Economic Conference, pointing out that "presidents, leaders and politicians expressed during their meetings their desire to establish strong relations with Iraq. The same was the case when attending the climate summit in Sharm el-Sheikh and the Arab summit in Algeria, where the presidents expressed their support for Iraq in its efforts to consolidate Security and stability".
He added, "The current Iraqi government has a comprehensive program to raise the standard of living and services," pointing out that "the budget will be approved soon, and we have programs to solve the housing problem, and strategic plans to build the industrial city and complete the large port of Faw project and others for oil and gas production."
And on the relationship between the federal government and the Kurdistan region, Rashid stressed that "the relations between the two sides are good, and there is a common desire to develop radical solutions to outstanding issues in accordance with the constitution and the law."
In turn, the ambassadors of the countries affirmed, "their countries' keenness and desire to consolidate the bonds of relations to include all levels and in a manner that achieves the hopes and aspirations of the peoples for development and prosperity." Ended 29/N33