Baghdad - INA
The Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs and Finance Minister Fuad Hussein in Baghdad discussed Tuesday with British Minister of State for International Trade Liam Fox the promotion of trade and economic relations between the two countries.
The meeting discussed the exchange of views on mechanisms to strengthen trade and economic relations between Iraq and Britain, a statement by the media office of Deputy Prime Minister Fuad Hussein said.
He added that the Deputy Prime Minister for Economic Affairs welcomed all investors and companies wishing to enter the Iraqi labor market, and that Iraq needs British expertise in the development of banking, especially Rafidain and Rashid and real partnerships to improve the level of services provided to citizens.
Directorate of Military Intelligence arrested, on Monday, a terrorist in Saqlawiya in Al-Anbar province.
Central Bank of Iraq launched, on Monday, a project to counter desertification at Al-Mada'in district, which comes within "Tamkeen" (Enable) initiative, accomplished in cooperation with Private Banks League and the Ministry of Agriculture.