World Bank confirms loan expansion to support the budget and tourism development 2017 religion in Iraq

2016/9/21 19:33

Baghdad: Euphrates News}

World Bank President Jim Yong Kim on World Bank loan expansion to support the financial budget for 2017, ready to send experts and support investment in the development of tourism in General and religious tourism.

According to a statement by the Prime Minister's Office said Haider Abbadi {Euphrates news} CC "Abadi, met Wednesday in New York, the Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Kim praised the efforts of Abadi made despite considerable challenges faced by Iraq, particularly in the financial field, stressing that the Bank with those efforts and his support of Iraq at this stage."

"Emphasis was on expanding the World Bank loan to support fiscal budget for 2017 and plug in addition to supporting the stability of the liberated areas and other provinces and provide funds to build bridges and provide water and electricity services and health and others and the willingness of the World Bank to support more with edit connector".

"It was also agreed to accelerate the implementation of projects in the field of water, electricity and infrastructure, all in the service of preservation and its citizens and launch direct projects in the provinces."

The World Bank confirmed by the statement "its readiness to send experts and support investment in the development of tourism in General and particularly religious tourism and create jobs through the development of the private sector in addition to the experience of Iraqi professionals training and development of human development".

The statement noted that "it was also agreed that the World Bank study of the growth of the housing sector and building residential units".