Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi confirmed Monday that the government is determined to proceed with reforms.
The media office of the Prime Minister said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi received the Special Representative of the World Bank in Iraq, Ramzi Noman, on the occasion of the end of his work," noting that "the meeting witnessed a review of the challenges facing him countries in the region in the areas of energy production and climate change.
The statement added, "Al-Kadhimi valued the role played by the World Bank in supporting the reform directions implemented by the government, especially when the consultations are consistent with the Iraqi conditions and understand the Iraqi economic specificity."
Al-Kadhimi indicated, according to the statement, that "the government is determined to move forward with reforms in order to provide better livelihoods for the Iraqi people," stressing that "the reform efforts adopted by the government have begun to bear tangible results through economic indicators published by international organizations.”
For his part, Ramzi Numan expressed his "appreciation for the Iraqi government's efforts in the field of economic reform, and its ability to implement it despite difficult challenges, and he also praised the Iraqi efforts in achieving regional economic integration in partnership with the rest of the countries in the region, which ultimately serves the Iraqi interest."