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Samson: For The Purpose Of Stimulating The Economic Movement. Measures To Facilitate The Entry Of Foreigners Into Iraq

21st November, 2020

The Office of the Presidency of the Republic called for facilitating procedures for granting entry visas to foreigners into Iraq, attributing that to the revitalization of the economy, investment and tourism.

Chief of the Bureau Muhannad Hussam al-Din said in a statement that Al-Mustaqila received a copy of today, Saturday, that a meeting with the Director General of Civil Status, Passports and Residence, Major General Riyad Al-Kaabi, “After the Corona crisis resolves with the help of God, Iraq needs to build new bridges to communicate with various countries The world, and facilitating the procedures for granting foreigners entry visas to the country, to visit tourist, religious and heritage sites, which opens the way for the counterparty to the initiative and reciprocate.

Hussam al-Din added that “we must take the initiative and strive to revitalize the tourism, cultural, economic and investment aspects, rapprochement with the various peoples of the world, and break the barrier of anxiety and hesitation with international tourism companies, so that it is possible to closely see the reality of Iraqi cities, social life and multiple activities, which provides added opportunities for economic cooperation. “Commercial and investment, and the exchange of tourist groups.”

According to the statement, “The officials discussed the work of the aforementioned directorate, which has made good strides and achieved remarkable successes, in the areas of facilitating the procedures for issuing passports and the unified card, with its advanced database that can be employed and used from its information to achieve economic and security ranges, and to provide a sufficient amount of information and data, which will serve the electoral process scheduled to take place in the middle of next year.   LINK

Samson:  America holds a conference on the economy of the Kurdistan Region after Corona

21st November, 2020
The Prime Minister of Kurdistan Region, Masrour Barzani is scheduled to participate in a conference on the region’s economy after the outbreak of the Corona virus, sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce and Industry in the United States of America.

The chamber said in an official statement that the conference will be held on 23 and 24-11-2020 in an “online” manner, with the participation of high-level officials from America and the Kurdistan Region and American companies investing in the region.

According to the statement, it will discuss how to develop the economy, investment opportunities, and give importance to food security in the Kurdistan Region, as well as the future of relations between the United States and Iraq in the field of energy.

According to a statement issued by the regional government representative in Washington, Masrour Barzani will participate with high-level US officials in the conference.  LINK