Iraq looking with the World Bank to help it overcome the financial crisis

Sunday 04-10-2015 | 7:40:58

Twilight News / Search Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari on Sunday with a unique Belhadj, Regional Director of the World Bank for the Middle East and North Africa accompanied by Mr. Robert presence of the Special Representative in Iraq, helping the Iraqi government to overcome the financial crisis.

The statement said the Ministry of Finance responded to Twilight News, said the meeting, which was at the ministry's headquarters Search advanced relations between Iraq and the World Bank and the means by which the Bank can financial and technical assistance to Iraq in order to facilitate weather the financial crisis afflicting the time being.

Zebari expressed Iraq's desire to take advantage of the mechanism of development policy loan to support the budget in order to narrow the financial gap as well as to finance some of the investment projects during 2015.

The meeting touched on the agenda of the annual meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank to be held in Lima / Peru in the coming days and take advantage of this opportunity to hold several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Fund Meeting and the World Bank for the purpose of providing financial support for Iraq through the frameworks and mechanisms available in both institutions.