Prime Minister Maliki Meets with Businesswomen's Council

His Excellency Prime Minister Nouri Al Maliki met with the Iraqi Businesswomen’s Council this week, where he affirmed the role of Iraqi women in business, investment and Iraq’s overall economic development. Further, His Excellency expressed appreciation towards the proven success of women who hold senior political positions within the country.

Prime Minister Maliki noted that countries that harness women’s capabilities have witnessed progress and that the Iraqi government is committed to introducing legislation that will further strengthen these gains.

His Excellency called on Iraqi women to participate more in economic conferences and workshops around the world in order to emphasize the vital role of women in rebuilding the country and its society.