16:24 - 2023-02-28
The President of the Republic, Dr. Abd al-Latif Jamal Rashid, affirmed that Iraq, after overcoming two decades of difficulties and tribulations, is now ready to work to improve the living conditions and services for all citizens.
This came in an interview he conducted with the Associated Press, in which he said, "Iraq has overcome many challenges and difficulties, including violence, terrorism, and the control of the terrorist organization ISIS over large areas of the land of Iraq," where he stressed that: "Despite the economic challenges, the good news in Iraq, supported by the strong production of oil and its high global prices," noting that "Iraq is economically in a sound position and may be one of the countries in the world that does not have a budget deficit."
The President of the Republic said in his interview with the Associated Press that "
Regarding relations with neighboring countries, the President of the Republic made it clear that improving relations with neighbors is a source of strength for Iraq, noting that Iraq recently hosted a meeting of Arab parliaments, where the President of the Republic affirmed Iraq's readiness to continue acting as a mediator in talks between the Islamic Republic of Iran and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. And about
files Corruption The President of the Republic indicated that "we have previously faced and still face some problems related to corruption, but the government is very serious about fighting it," adding that the government and the Central Bank are taking the necessary measures to regulate transfers outside the country to deter money laundering.
On the economic level, the President of the Republic said, "Iraq is currently focusing on activating industry and agriculture that have been damaged by years of wars, and the country is also developing its reserves of natural gas so that it does not depend on its purchase."
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