(KUNA) – The "Invest in Iraq" conference, organized by Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), was launched on 13 February 2018 as part of the activities of the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq.
Media sources said Tuesday that "the opening session of the conference will address the environment conducive to the participation of the private sector in the reconstruction of Iraq, where will participate in
Chairman of Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry Ali Al-Ghanim, Chairman of the Iraqi National Investment Commission Sami Al-Araji and Iraqi Planning Minister Salman Al-Jumaili.
The conference will discuss various issues such as investment environment in Iraq, reform program and reconstruction, as well as reviewing the opportunities of the private sector through presenting successful investment experiences, key investment opportunities in Iraq and the role of the International Finance Corporation in this regard.
The conference will also look at key investment sectors in Iraq in the fields of oil and gas, transport, industries, real estate, economic zones, energy, agriculture, health and others.
The Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq, Ali al-Alaq, discussed in a discussion session entitled "Financing Reconstruction" an overview of the framework of the overall Iraqi economy, especially on the banking sector and ways to support the private sector in order to achieve flexible peace.
The conference will also discuss the forms of domestic and foreign funding, public and private sector partnerships, IFC’s Iraq financing projects, as well as investment guarantees.
The conference devoted a panel discussion entitled "One Window: Supporting Investors in Iraq," in which US Secretary of State Rex Talerson, Iraqi Prime Minister Haidar al-Abadi and Iraqi National Investment Commission Chairman Sami al-Araji participated.