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Barzani Calls On Baghdad To Send The Region’s Share Of The Budget “As Soon As Possible”

Time: 04/22/2021 16:33:25 Read: 481 times  Today, Thursday, the Prime Minister of the Kurdistan Regional Government, Masrour Barzani, received the British Ambassador to Iraq Stephen Hickey.

At the beginning of the meeting, the British ambassador strongly condemned the recent terrorist attacks on Erbil, once again supporting the International Coalition for the Kurdistan Region, and said that they are in contact with the Iraqi government to put an end to the attacks.

It was also emphasized in the meeting, the importance of implementing the general budget law and sending financial dues to the Kurdistan Region by the federal government.

The British ambassador praised the reforms being implemented by the Kurdistan Regional Government, especially in the Ministry of Peshmerga, and expressed his country’s readiness to support the Kurdistan Regional Government.

The Prime Minister thanked Britain and the International Coalition for their support and position, and called on the federal government to implement its obligations towards the Kurdistan Region, especially the General Budget Law, and to send the region’s share as soon as possible.

The meeting also dealt with the upcoming Iraqi elections and the normalization of the situation in the Kurdish regions outside the administration of the region.   LINK

Today … The Central Bank’s Hard Currency Sales Are Declining Significantly

Economy | 02:30 – 22/04/2021   BAGHDAD – Mawazine News  The Central Bank of Iraq sales of hard currency recorded, on Thursday, a marked decline from the figures recorded on Wednesday.

According to the daily bulletin of the Central Bank’s auction for the sale and purchase of foreign currencies, the sales of the Central Bank of Iraq decreased, of hard currency, to reach 198 million and 321 thousand dollars, which the bank covered at a base exchange rate of 1460 dinars per dollar.

The daily bulletin stated, “The purchases amounting to 191 million and 111 thousand dollars went to strengthen the funds abroad in the form of transfers and appropriations, while the remaining 7 million and 210 thousand dollars went in cash.”

It indicated that “31 banks have met requests to enhance assets abroad, 14 banks to meet cash requests, and 7 banking companies participated in the auction.”

Yesterday, the central bank’s sales of hard currency reached 208 million 244 thousand dollars. Ended 29 / p4

A Slight Decrease In Dollar Prices In The Local Market

Time: 04/22/2021 09:53:21 Read: 4,459 times   {Baghdad: Al Furat News} The exchange rates of the dollar fell today, Thursday, on the main stock exchange in the capital, Baghdad.

The central Al-Kifah and Al-Harithiya Stock Exchange in Baghdad registered 147,800 Iraqi dinars for 100 US dollars.  While the Central Al-Kifah Stock Exchange registered 148,100 Iraqi dinars during its opening on Wednesday morning.

The selling and buying prices witnessed a decline in the exchange shops in the local markets in Baghdad, where the selling price reached 148,250 Iraqi dinars, while the purchase prices reached 147,250 dinars per 100 US dollars.  LINK

The President Of The Republic: Iraq Is An Important Axis In Enhancing Security And Stability

Thursday April 22, 2021   188   Baghdad: Morning  The President of the Republic, Barham Salih, stressed the need to reduce tensions in the region, which negatively affect the opportunities for development and prosperity for peoples, and the importance of joint action and overcoming unresolved issues and for Iraq to be a pivot in promoting security and stability.

According to a presidential statement, Saleh received the Russian ambassador to Iraq, Maxim Maximov, on the occasion of the end of his duties, and during the meeting they discussed the progress of bilateral relations that bring the two countries together and ways to enhance and expand cooperation and joint work in various fields in a way that serves the mutual interests of the two countries.

The statement added, “During the meeting, regional and international developments of common interest were also reviewed, as the commitment to dialogue was emphasized to enhance regional security and peace.”

The President of the Republic praised “the ambassador’s efforts during his tenure in Iraq to develop relations between the two countries, wishing him success in his future assignments.”

For his part, the Russian ambassador renewed his country’s support for the stability of Iraq and the strengthening of its sovereignty, and the desire to strengthen the bonds of relations in all Domains.  LINK

The House of Representatives postpones its session until further notice

Political| 02:51 – 04/22/2021   BAGHDAD – Mawazine News   The House of Representatives decided, on Thursday, to postpone its session until further notice.

A parliamentary source told Mawazine News that “the council decided today to postpone its session until further notice.”

Parliament had converted its session, scheduled for today, into deliberative after the quorum has been completed. ”Ended 29 / A43

Deputy: Al-Kazemi Will Visit Washington Next July

Time: 04/22/2021 11:25:02 Read: 2,834 times  {Politics: Al-Furat News} A member of the Future Bloc in Parliament, Sarkut Shams al-Din, revealed, on Thursday, that Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi’s visit to the United States will be scheduled for next July.

According to a statement by Shams al-Din, the Euphrates News received a copy of it, “Al-Kazemi will visit Washington next July to discuss relations, especially the withdrawal of American forces, and what the American side requires to provide to Iraq after this stage and how relations will be with it.”

“The Iraqi-American dialogue focused on shifting the tasks of the American army and coalition forces from combat to training, in addition to the responsibility of the camps in which these forces are present to the Iraqi side after completing the task of training them to maintain their security and protect the foreign forces present in them, so that the camp is a pure Iraqi with the presence of Few American coaches. ”

The Iraqi side also pledged to protect American forces before the complete withdrawal and diplomatic missions, and the dialogue also focused on the two issues of investment and the economy.

And if the visit is achieved, according to the deputy’s words, it will be the second for Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi, who previously visited Washington during the era of former US President Donald Trump last August.   LINK

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