H.E. Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi receives the Regional Director of the World Bank and his accompanying delegation

Iraq Prime Minister's Media Office
Wed, Nov 1, 2017

November -1- 2017

His Excellency Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-Abadi received, on Wednesday the Regional Director of the World Bank and his accompanying delegation.
At the beginning of the meeting, his Excellency confirmed the importance of communication with the World Bank in order to formulate economic policies that activate the economic and development movement in Iraq, working on increasing employment opportunities, especially in productive activities, including small units, and increase their effectiveness
Prime Minister and the Regional Director of the Bank discussed a number of issues related to World Bank support, directions to improve economic performance and reduce the unemployment rate.
For his part, the Regional Director praised the achievements of Iraq in defeating terrorism and the implementing law, referring to the World Bank's decision to add 400 million dollars to the amount of the bank loan and expand the sectors that include and increase the number of areas covered by.
At the end of the meeting, Prime Minister affirmed the importance of giving the education sector an appropriate priority to ensure proper working conditions for this important sector.

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