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Iraqi President meets WB chief on sidelines of UNGA

Iraqi President meets WB chief on sidelines of UNGA
Iraqi President Barham Salih held a meeting with World Bank chief David Malpass on the sidelines of the UN General Assembly in New York.

Malpass, during the meeting, praised Iraq’s success to overcome many of the difficulties it faced during the past years, which helped improve various economic indicators.
They also discussed the WB’s support for a number of economic projects that aim to meets the needs of Iraqi people.

For his part, Salih pointed out the government’s plans to strengthen development efforts and achieve economic reform program, noting that Iraq has taken great steps in this regard thanks to the tangible stability in the country.

During the meeting, they reviewed areas of cooperation between Iraq and the World Bank, especially in the fields of development and investment projects.
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