Nechirvan Barzani: We hope the situation improves Baghdad to solve problems understanding

2016/5/30 14:52

[Oan- Baghdad]

The President of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, the hope "that the improved situation in Baghdad and resolve outstanding problems through understanding" in referring to the political crisis after the storming of the Green Zone and the parliament by protesters on 30 April.

Barzani said in a speech during the reform conference in the Kurdistan region's economy for the year recovery and protect the poor segment held in Erbil between the Kurdistan Regional Government and the World Bank, "The coming of the 1.8 million displaced people to Kurdistan to raise the proportion of the province's population of 28% and a burden on the government." .

"The fight Daash 1,100 km away and the expenses of the war caused the economic crisis as well as cutting salaries Baghdad province of Kurdistan since 2014 as the drop in oil prices has increased the situation worse," adding that "the economic crisis was out of our control."

He said Barzani, said that "the strike, which does not kill us strengthen us and we are facing a golden opportunity to do economic reform," adding that "the reform plan includes a reduction in costs and increase revenue, transparency and control applied by international bodies."

The Chairman of the Kurdistan Regional Government that "the support of the World Bank and the will of the Kurdistan Regional Government is confident that we will implement these reforms, despite all the obstacles," stressing the need "to change the perception of banks and deal with it as that one of the foundations of the reform plan is to provide employment in the private sector opportunities."

Barzani gave thanks "for the countries of LG Group 7 and the World Bank and the United Nations for its support of the Kurdistan Regional Government," reassured "the oil companies in the region that we are committed to contracts concluded with them."

He concluded by saying, "attributed the Peshmerga martyrs who sacrificed their lives for the defense of Kurdistan, and I wish a speedy recovery to the wounded."

And dashed Reform Conference conference in the economy of the Kurdistan region, on Monday, for the year recovery and protect the poor segment, in Erbil in the presence of the President of Kurdistan, Massoud Barzani, the head of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Nechirvan Barzani, representatives of the World Bank, to announce an economic reform plan for the next three years .