Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhmi affirmed the government's willingness to remove obstacles to the work of American companies in Iraq.
The media office of the Prime Minister said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), today, Thursday, that “Al-Kadhmi met, within the framework of his visit to Washington, a number of members of the American Businessmen Forum and the American Chamber of Commerce, in the presence of the US Secretary of Energy Dan Proelt.
Al-Kadhmi pointed to "the importance of sustainable strategic cooperation with the United States, and with American companies and banks, stressing the government's willingness to remove all obstacles to the work of American companies in Iraq."
And he indicated that "investment opportunities are available to American businessmen and companies, calling on American banks to cooperate in the development of the Iraqi banking system, to keep pace with international banks as the basis for a major economic openness."
For their part, members of the Businessmen Forum and the American Chamber of Commerce expressed the readiness of major American companies to work and invest in Iraq, and expressed their optimism with the steps of the Prime Minister, Mustafa Al-Kadhmi, since he assumed his duties in the government.