Iraq’s MP, Member of economic and investment committee, Ghandi Mohanmmed said, on Wednesday that holding the trade exhibitions would lead to enhance economy.
In a statement to INA, Mohammed said that the fairs would contribute to create new job opportunities and activate the bilateral trade, let alone constructing and revitalize the damaged areas, referring that the economic conference held between Iraq and Iran, which led to the holding of the permanent Iranian trade fair in Baghdad, is a good chance to deal with the investment and economic opportunities and strengthen ties between the two countries.
On the consequence of holding the exhibition in Baghdad on Iraq’s ties with the US that imposes economic sanctions on Iran, Mohammed said that Iraq’s government’s letter was clear, that he is not a part in these troubles and sanctions, besides that Iraq is against any economic sanctions imposed on peoples.
The Prime Minister stressed the need to increase electricity production and stability during the coming summer and to fulfill the ministry's commitments to improve the electrical system.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi received on Wednesday the chief executive of the British Petroleum Group, Bob Dudley, who expressed the company's desire to work in Iraq and his admiration for plans to stabilize and develop the economy.
Iraq's representative to the United Nations Mohammad Bahr al-Ulum said the government's success in providing salaries for all employees in 2019, including Peshmerga fighters.
Kuwait's ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Mansour al-Otaibi, reiterated Wednesday his country's full support for Iraq.