Zebari looking to develop cooperation with the European Investment Bank

Minister of Finance of the Federal Hoshyar Zebari met on Monday 2015/10/19, Mr. Konstantinos Vardakiz acting European Union mission to Iraq.
During the meeting, recognizes the sovereignty of the message the European Investment Bank on the development of economic and investment cooperation with the bank mentioned by signing a framework between the Convention both sides contribute to facilitate and develop ways Bank invest in Iraq. The Minister stressed Iraq's desire to develop its relations with the bank as one of the EU institutions, which is associated with Iraq agreement of partnership and cooperation of the site between the two sides in 2012, also addressed the meeting, to the work of European companies operating in the Iraq and its role in stimulating the economy, investment and the importance of creating ways to successfully work, and the importance of exchange of visits between the EU relevant Iraqi authorities.
On the other hand, Mr. Minister briefed on the financial situation in Iraq based on the draft 2016 budget and the options in front of the ministry to narrow the gap bridging the financial deficit. PUKmedia