Consultant Abadi: Washington and the IMF promised more support for the reconstruction of Iraq

22/09/2016 15:29

Long-Presse / Baghdad

The head of the Council of Ministers for Finance adviser appearance of Mohammed Saleh, said Thursday that the US administration and the IMF promised more aid for the reconstruction of liberated areas in Iraq, and as revealed that there are more affordable to get out of the financial crisis experienced by the country's loans, he stressed the need for coordination in this aid to speed up the reconstruction of liberated areas from the control of the organization (Daesh).

He said the appearance of Mohammed Saleh in an interview with (long-Presse), "The recent meetings in Washington DC between a number of countries and the Iraqi delegation headed by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, there was a very positive and promises by a number of States and for the reconstruction of Iraq," noting that "The Iraqi delegation headed by al-Abadi met with the President of the United States Barack Obama, the two sides touched on several areas, most notably to help Iraq."

Saleh added that "the US administration has promised that there would be more aid for the reconstruction of liberated areas in Iraq," he said, adding, "The Iraqi delegation also met with a delegation from the International Monetary Fund, which he showed the other full readiness to help Iraq and stressed that the help it open without Borders ".

Saleh continued, that "there are more soft loans out of the financial crisis experienced by the country," asserting that "different countries confirmed their assistance to Iraq and should be coordinated in such aid and arrange them in order to accelerate the reconstruction of the areas liberated and also the reconstruction of other regions of Iraq."

The World Bank announced on Wednesday (September 21 2016), expressed support financial procedures carried out by Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, and his intention to expand the loan to cover the deficit year budget next in 2017, and to support the stability of the liberated areas and other provinces, while pledged to carry out service projects Basra, expressed its readiness in general and religious tourism, including in particular the development.

The Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, arrived on Monday (19 September 2016), to New York City to represent Iraq at meetings of the General Assembly of the United Nations, where he held meetings notably with the American Presidents series, Barack Obama, a Frenchman, Francois Hollande, and the Jordanian king, Abdullah II.

It is noteworthy that Iraq has agreed with the International Monetary Fund and World Bank to provide financial umbrella him up to $ 20 billion, to overcome the financial crisis as a result of the sharp decline in oil prices and the war against (Daesh).