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NOW WALK TO THE WINDOW AND LOOK OUTSIDE, WHICH ONE YOU SAY?…
IT DOESNT REALLY MATTER CUZ, ITS ON ITS WAY.
WE DREAM, WE SCHEME, WE ANTICIPATE, DO NOT DESPAIR OR HESITATE.
WE ALL KNOW BY NOW, THAT SOON ITS OUR FATE.
COME SOON, COME NOW…OR EVEN LATE.
KEEP THOSE FIRES BURNING AND YOUR EYE ON THE BALL….A TIME WILL COME… FOR US ALL.
Vinterv: THE RV FEELS SO CLOSE!!!!
Yada: Vinterv,,agreed,,,,the process is playing out but from our seats, it seems like not playing out fast enough. The process is working. Many challenges had hinderances had to be remove over the last 8 years. Now the budget is activated at the government level and soon, a reality in our lives.
Red: we are waiting on the USA Treasury to give the nod.
Littleman: “YESTERDAY” is history, “TOMORROW” is a mystery, but “TODAY” is a gift…That’s why it’s called the “PRESENT!”
Tishwash: A boom in the exchange rate of the dollar in Iraq after the invitation of the World Bank
On Tuesday, the Iraqi Stock Exchange recorded a boom in the exchange rate of the dollar against the Iraqi dinar.
According to the observation of “People” (April 13, 2021), the price of the dollar on the Iraqi Stock Exchange recorded today 149,250 against the dollar.
Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kazemi confirmed, on Tuesday, the increase in the Central Bank’s reserves of the dollar, after the reform measures, while noting that the increase in commodity prices is mostly linked to the greed of some traders and there are campaigns to prevent this price manipulation.
“We congratulate the Iraqi people on the occasion of the blessed month of Ramadan, the month of goodness, love and tolerance,” Al-Kazemi said during the cabinet session held today, Tuesday, according to a statement issued by his media office.
He added, “Following up on citizens’ issues and needs and easing bureaucratic procedures is one of our priorities, and all ministers should make more efforts to provide for these needs.”
He continued, “We came to serve the citizens and overcome the challenges that the country is going through and not for a political goal. We have areas in which we have succeeded and other areas that need follow-up and increased work.”
He stated, “We renew our directives to the Ministry of Trade to work continuously to provide more foodstuffs in the ration card and to exert its utmost efforts.”
Al-Kazemi indicated, “We have succeeded in increasing the Central Bank’s reserves of the dollar after the reform measures that we have taken.”
He concluded, “The Ministry of Health has made an effort to provide vaccines for the Corona epidemic, and it is very important that there be encouragement for citizens to take the vaccine.”
On Tuesday, the Central Bank identified ways to improve the ration card items, while indicating the need for the government to support local industry and agriculture.
The Deputy Governor of the Central Bank, Ihssan Shamran Al-Yasiri, said in a statement to the official agency, which was followed by “Nass”, (April 13, 2021), that “one of the demands of the World Bank during negotiations to raise the exchange rate of the dollar is to reform the public financial departments, which are taxes, customs, levies and financing part of the financial savings. Achieved in favor of the fragile classes, “stressing” the need to improve the ration card items to reduce the damage caused by adjusting the exchange rate. ”
He added that “it is possible to improve the ration card items by fighting corruption, and to limit the waste of Iraqi money in corrupt deals, because most of the ration items are national production such as rice, sugar, flour, oil and tomato paste,” pointing out that “the government can invest the exchange rate adjustment initiative.” Through more support for the local industry and agriculture after it obtained a competitive advantage of more than 23% against the importer of the products, and thus the importer is facing difficulty in competing with the local product. ”
He continued, “The World Bank suggested to the Central Bank of Iraq to amend the dollar exchange rate to 160 thousand dinars per 100 dollars, as it is the real price that the local market can settle on compared to neighboring countries,” noting that “the central bank, through its study of the market and the living situation, found that The current value of the exchange rate is 145,000 suitable, and has actually achieved the desired results in monetary policy. link
Cutebwoy: Iraq resumes the transit of goods through its territories to neighboring countries
Economy News _ Baghdad
The Minister of Transport and the Head of the Border Ports Authority held a meeting, on Tuesday, at the Ministry’s headquarters to discuss the issue of transit and lay down the necessary controls for it through six border ports of Iraq with five countries.
The media of the Border Ports Authority stated in a statement that Al-Aqsaad News received a copy of, that “the meeting was held at the Ministry of Transport, headed by the Minister of Transport, and in the presence of the head of the Border Ports Authority, Major General Omar Al-Waeli, and representatives of the relevant departments.”
He added, “During the meeting, the issue of transit was resolved and the necessary controls were put in place, and it was resumed from tomorrow, Wednesday, from the ports (Zurbatiyah, Al-Qaim, Trebil, Al-Mandhariyah, Safwan and Arar), which are six border ports with five countries, in order to transport goods (transit) through Iraq belongs to the neighboring countries. ”
The head of the Border Ports Authority said, “This matter is one of the important steps to increase state revenues and activate the important site of Iraq.”