Traders and businessmen call for activating the role of the private sector

  • 22-01-2021, 12:13
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    Baghdad - INA


     Out of its keenness to provide what serves the Iraqi market, Baghdad Chamber of Commerce held a ceremony to honor the distinguished merchants of businessmen and women at the Salahuddin Hall in the Palestine Meridian Hotel in coordination with the Ministry of Trade, and in the presence of the Deputy Minister of Trade representing the Prime Minister, as well as academics, economists, researchers and delegates  Concerned departments.


      The Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce, Ghassan Farhan Hamid, said at the ceremony attended by the Iraqi News Agency (INA): "The Ministry of Trade believes that the Iraqi situation does not exist except in the private sector.  We are prepared to support the private sector, in order to achieve all services, meet the country's needs, and build a strong basic base, "noting that" the Ministry of Trade is looking forward to supporting and developing ministries, providing facilities for businessmen and protecting consumers. "

     In turn, the Director General of the Private Sector Department at the Ministry of Trade, Riyadh Fakher Al-Hashemi, affirmed that "the Ministry of Trade is working to support investment companies and provide possible facilities according to its specialization, such as facilitating company registration and granting import licenses, whether equipment or other related to investment projects."


      Central markets are established under the Public Companies Law, and some markets have been referred to investment, and the Ministry is currently in the process of completing the procedures for opening these centers.