Kuwait – INA
The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mohammed Al Halabousi, met with the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
During the meeting, they discussed the bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries, means of enhancing joint cooperation between Iraq and Kuwait in all fields and stressing the necessity of stabilizing Iraq, which will contribute to stability in the region through the support of the international community and friendly countries.
The meeting discussed the support of the Iraqi government and its support in the field of electric energy and the provision of quick alternatives to long-term projects to link Iraq to the electrical system of the Gulf States, as well as reference to the need to follow the outcome of the donor conference in Kuwait and identify the priorities that Iraq needs; to start turning them into projects on the ground .
The meeting also discussed the contribution of the international community to the reconstruction of liberated cities, the return of displaced people and their stability, and the signing of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development with the Reconstruction Fund for Iraq. The grant included $ 85 million in the total grant of $ 100 million aimed at establishing new projects for rehabilitation of the health sector. Building, qualifying and equipping 32 health centers and hospitals distributed to affected governorates.
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