The Minister of Finance met the Executive Director of the International Monetary Fund Mitsu Hero Furusao and during the meeting discussed the possibility of strengthening cooperation between Iraq and the Fund in the interest of Iraq and contribute to the development of the economic sector.
Separately, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance met with the World Bank Group and MIGA and thanked them for their support to develop economic sectors, as well as discussing the continuation of support to create new jobs, support small and medium enterprises and contribute to giving expertise to carry out general reforms of the economic institution.
On the other hand, the Iraqi delegation met with Farid Balah, Vice President of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa, during which the meeting reviewed the projects implemented by the Bank in Iraq and agreed to adopt new policies to accelerate the implementation of projects.
He also met with Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance representative of the German Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development Christine Toetzk and discussed with them the possibility of long-term cooperation to help the Iraqi government in achieving economic development goals.
It is worth mentioning that the delegation held a series of meetings with international monetary institutions and international banks such as Lazard Freres and Deutsche Bank in order to strengthen relations and cooperation in the financial sector and banking and contribute to infrastructure projects and reconstruction.