Finance Minister Looking in Washington, Iraq's debt and improve credit rating
[Oan- Baghdad]
search an Iraqi government delegation headed by Finance Minister Hoshyar Zebari , who is visiting the US capital Washington , currently Iraq 's debt and improve its credit ratings.
A statement by the Ministry of Finance Agency has received all of Iraq [where] a copy of it, that "In the framework of the participation of the Minister of Finance in the spring meetings of the International Monetary Fund and the World Bank Group, he met with the Office of Cleary Kutlb law firm and in charge of following up Iraq 's financial and legal issues were reviewed the latest developments related to financial markets the follow - up to the positions of creditor countries of Iraq outside the framework of the Paris Club agreement and how it is processed under the current financial conditions. " the delegation also met" with Dan Zeljko Assistant Director of the total JP Morgan financial and discussed appropriate ways to enter the capital markets and obtain financial support in light of the financial situation current international. "
and accept Finance Minister in a meeting with credit rating agencies opportunities to improve the classification Alaiitmana obtained by Iraq during the past year, the first time in the history of Iraq , who gets it on a credit rating from international agencies enjoy a high reputation in international markets."
the Minister financial Hoshyar Zebari arrived in Washington DC on Thursday evening at the head of a delegation that included Advisor to the Prime Minister for economic Affairs and experts from the Ministry of Finance and the Central Bank to participate in the spring meetings of the international Monetary Fund and World Bank Group.
He met with the Iraqi delegation on Friday morning Bchristaan Jooz director of Iraq 's office in IMF international experts traveling with him to look at the existing relations of cooperation between Iraq and the Fund that Iraq sought to overcome the financial its crisis and the possibilities available to the Fund to provide financial and technical support him in this area and in particular in the field of the order of Stand -By . the delegation also held a series of meetings with officials of the IMF and World Bank to discuss ways to increase support for Iraq in the reconstruction of liberated cities.