Abadi Office: Iraq is seeking to expand the tax base and ongoing reforms

Associate Director of the Office of the Prime Minister Nofal Abu Barns stressed that the government's desire to diversify the economy, noting that government reforms will continue for long periods to Iraq up economic system varied, and not rely on oil mainly, during a deliberative workshop on tax reform in Iraq was held in Hospitality Palace in Baghdad, headed by the prime minister for economic affairs adviser appearance of Mohammed Saleh, were discussed during the workshop, during which mechanisms to reform the tax system to improve and diversify the state's resources.

She explained the General Secretariat of the Council of Ministers in a statement and added that the present tax reform discussed the successful models in some countries, and collective vision for a better tax system associated with the development options in Iraq.

Abu Barns He added that Iraq is seeking to expand the tax base and the revival of the principle of citizenship lost because of the circumstances he faced, noting that many of the countries of the world has shown great support for the success of reforms in Iraq.

For his part, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Treasury Secretary Larry McDonald, "Iraq's need to reduce its dependence on oil, and the promotion of the private sector, and reduce dependence on external support."