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Tishwash:  Al-Kazemi chairs a ‘high-profile’ meeting on youth: loans, jobs, and white paper reforms

On Sunday, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi chaired a meeting that included a number of ministers and government officials, to discuss remedies for unemployment and secure job opportunities for young people, as well as developments in the general situation.

A statement issued by Al-Kazemi’s office, which “People” received a copy of (October 11, 2020) stated that the latter affirmed “the government’s determination to find effective solutions to the current crises, and its emphasis on the importance of confronting all financial, economic and epidemic challenges in a way that secures Iraq overcoming these crises, and turning them into points.” Anchor for reform and development.

Al-Kazemi added, “The solutions must be realistic, practical and applicable, as previous poor planning has accumulated what has burdened the state apparatus with major problems that need treatments and continuous work to change the wrong situation that the state is currently working on.”

The meeting witnessed – according to the statement – “a number of proposals related to loans and job creation in the private sector were put forward. The youth employment project and ways to provide support for this vital segment were discussed, in addition to the reforms in the white paper.”

The statement indicated the presence of “the ministers of oil, finance, planning, and higher education, the governor of the Central Bank, the President of the Federal Service Council, as well as the Director of the Office of the Prime Minister and the Secretary General of the Council of Ministers.”   link