Finance seeks to put up free zones for investment
27/08/2015 10:45

Finance Minister Mr. Hoshyar Zebari, meeting of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for free zones in Iraq.
During the meeting, the Finance Ministry said in a statement "find ways to take advantage of the free zones and the strengthening of its role in supporting the Iraqi economy through investment by contracting with companies specialized in this field."
Also stressed "the need to bypass obstacles and take advantage of opportunities, and consideration of the subject of the contract of partnership between the General Authority for free zones and Bayou BIOGH company in the free zones in the Khawr al-Zubayr.
Financial Minister Hoshyar Zebari met with the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations and head of UNAMI in Iraq "Jan Kubiš" and discussed cooperation between Iraq and the United Nations in the light of the developments experienced by Iraq at the current stage.
And also discussed reformative steps undertaken by the Government and the importance of processed constitutional frameworks, with emphasis on the importance of continued cooperation and coordination between the United Nations and Iraq serve the reform steps undertaken by the Government and in particular the fight against corruption.
The Finance Minister also reviewed for UN Envoy procedures to overcome the financial crisis, including the development of cooperation with international financial institutions, in particular with the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group and openness to international capital markets.