Millionday News 12/28/13
[millionday] Ahmed al-Hassani said attendance of specialists Bconin economic and political issues discussed by many and their specialty in order to overcome the challenges that accompanied the government during the last period ,
pointing out that the proposals put forward during the periods of the debate was the reality of the political and economic action . He noted that the growth in the Iraqi economy obviously leads us to stand at the nature of this growth and mechanisms to exploit , and channels of financial resources , which are mostly realized from oil production
[millionday] . He pointed to the importance to be for the next government programs that are based on accurate global experiences which proved a great success and have the ability to achieve advancement in the country and integrated all fields. Extensive details on the number of future
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[millionday] so advancement of the country is set up and they met and came to agreement according to this nice -- that was the discussion of all reforms
[millionday] here we go -- Al-Sabah stressed the economic expert and member of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce Abdul Salam al-Qaisi, the importance of the partnership between the public and private sectors for the advancement of the joints of the five in the country, "industry, agriculture, tourism, trade, and services."
Qaisi said (morning): "It is necessary to The private sector contributes to the development of aspects of the state, as in the experiences of developing and medium. "
It is said that a draft law partnership between the public and private sectors is still in the corridors of the House of Representatives has not seen the light yet.
[millionday] added expert he may be invested projects the country for the advancement of various sectors Using public and private participation and benefit from the international organizations that offer their goals, and to achieve economic development,
calling for the formation of a team of private sector to study the economic laws posed by the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, and involve them and benefit from their expertise in the fields of economy.
[millionday] so obviously they are discussing the advancement of the economy and this is saying (Al-Sabah) that the combining of the private sector and the public will advance all aspects
[millionday] that would include stock as well --- of course with the advancement of the economy the isx will advance as well brb with more love seeing the advancement of reforms -- nice
millionday] Ironing Card Company: No problem regardless equivalents journalists and delay due to the unification of the cards and everyone will receive tomorrow
The company announced the global smart card end technical matters relating to the distribution of rewards incentive for journalists, writers and artists.
According to a source in the media office of the company in a statement singled out by the Agency for all of Iraq "There is no problem to pay, but there was an application to unify the system the fact that there are payments and commissions with ports and ended the day were arranged it to pay the grant tomorrow."
[millionday] tomorrow>>>>>>>>>>>smile >>>>>>>>>>>>He added that "approximately 25 000 journalist and writer and an artist will receive the grant starting tomorrow from banks and office-based."
The source noted that "people who happened to have a delay in the issuance of the smart card will receive granted after the completion of their own actions and there is no any problem in this regard."
He was chairman of the incentive rewards and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Culture Taher al-Hamoud said the start of the distribution of bonuses on journalists and writers and artists through the branches of the Rafidain Bank and across the offices.
[millionday] now that we like – progress smile brb with more
[millionday] Dubai will host the second annual Iraq Finance Conference on 27 and 28 January 2014. Under the patronage of the Central Bank of Iraq, the Conference will bring together leading Iraqi Government and Iraqi Central Bank officials,
including the Minister of Finance and Central Bank Governor, senior international bankers and finance executives to discuss the significant opportunities in the country
[hstrymknwmn] millionday does tomorrow mean Sunday or Monday?
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[millionday] The event is designed to act as a marketplace for delegates, attracting and aligning the sponsors of local projects in Iraq with international investors.
It will additionally provide a forum for discussion around three major focus areas arising from the rapid economic growth and development in Iraq.
These include the sources and financial structures for Iraq’s major projects, the current state of the banking sector and participation of foreign lenders and the technology environment and its pivotal role in driving innovation and alleviating risk.
[millionday] Commenting on the Conference and the aspirations of the Iraqi Central Bank, His Excellency Dr Abdul Bassit Turki Saeed, Chairman, Federal Board of Supreme Audit, Acting Governor, Central Bank of Iraq stated:
“The Central Bank of Iraq has commenced a major programme of attracting foreign investment into Iraq and paving the way for the entry of foreign banks and financial institutions into the country.
The Central Bank is delighted to be co-hosting the Iraq Finance 2014 Conference and will use this landmark event to present the Bank's strategies and policies for financial and economic development in Iraq, including highlighting the important role of foreign companies in the growth and development of the local banking sector. We look forward to the active
[millionday] so this reads that the last week of january they will be hosting a huge banking conference that will be an introduction of Iraq`s economy and banking --- very nice
[millionday] hmmmmm very exciting brb with more
[Relivfreedom] Md...that doesn't mean we wait that long for an RV correct?
[millionday] no -- it means that is when a huge banking conference will be held about Iraq`s reform --- so we shall see -- it is the introduction of their banking services etc
[millionday] Erbil, The city of Erbil in Iraqi Kurdistan is preparing to celebrate its appointment as 2014’s Capital for Arab Tourism, beginning on New Year’s Eve, say officials. Nawaz Hadi, the governor of Erbil, told Asharq Al-Awsat that the committee supervising the celebrations began preparing for the celebrations under the supervision of the regional government.
In addition, the US-based National Geographic Traveler magazine, has named Erbil as one of its “Best in the World” destinations for 2014 saying that it will make visitors “forget everything you’ve heard about Iraq.”
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[millionday] Asked about the importance of such classification for the city’s tourism industry, Hadi said: “The US magazine’s report came at a very important time, as Erbil is being prepared for the 2014 Arab Tourism Capital events.
Indeed, such promising reports should definitely attract numerous observers from the Arab world.” “We are looking forward to attracting the largest number possible of tourists from across the Arab world and the world at large,”
he added, “particularly as the inflows of visitors from inside and outside Iraq to Erbil is on the rise . . .This is thanks to the urban expansion and the political and security stability Erbil is now witnessing.”
[millionday] note -- a new Years huge welcome to the world -- wow
[millionday] >>>>>>>>>>>>On the subject of the activities and carnivals being organized by the city and provincial authorities, the governor said: “The start of our program will coincide with the New Year celebrations.
Activities will be divided between all seasons of the year, according to the nature of each season. Erbil will witness folklore and economic and social activities, as well as from a variety of marketing festivals, workshops and conferences.”
An official in the province said: “Discounts will be offered to natives and Arab tourists who visit Kurdistan Region at the beginning of the New Year.”
[millionday] note -- introduction of their tourism market
[millionday] Rashied Mohamed Al-Mansouri, the United Arab Emirates’ consul in Erbil, told Asharq Al-Awsat that his country will have a strong presence in Erbil’s celebrations of the 2014 Tourism Capital title.
Mansouri said large numbers of Emiratis will travel to Kurdistan at the beginning of the new tourism season. The consul said Emiratis were drawn to the area by “geographic proximity, the cordial relations between the two nations, and the political and trade cooperation between the region and the UAE.”
Molawi Abdul-Jabbar, Chief of the Kurdistan Public Tourism Authority, said there will be a variety of cultural and sporting events held in the city.
[millionday] He added that the authority would promote “skiing and singing carnivals, and competitions to choose the best tourist agencies and hotels in Erbil, apart from other activities.”
Abdul-Jabbar also said that a comprehensive promotional campaign will be launched jointly by the governorate of Erbil, the Iraqi Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities and the Tourism Authority of Kurdistan. He added:
“We are hopeful that a committee will be able to visit a number of Arab states in order to make the city of Erbil known, demonstrate the progress being made there and show the real face of the city and the reality it lives.”
[millionday] wow this is huge for New Years
[millionday] When asked about the Arab Tourist Ministers’ Conference planned to take place in the city on the sidelines of the festivals, Abdul-Jabbar said:
“The conference will discuss the tourist situation in the region, and there will be sessions and proposals put forth for discussion with the aim of giving a boost to the tourist sector in the Arab region in general.”
He also considered the conference “a good opportunity for Arab ministers to get to know Erbil and participate in its tourist activities.”
[millionday] The Erbil citadel and the Shanidar Cave, an important archaeological site noted for its Neanderthal remains, will be among the historical sites that authorities hope will be open for Arab visitors by early next year.
Work on the Shanidar Cave was completed last summer, and it is now open to tourists. Asked about the Erbil Citadel, one of the oldest continually occupied sites in the world,
Abdul-Jabbar said the governorate’s Supreme Committee for Reviving the Citadel “is continuing with its work to redesign the citadel’s old gate that was removed in the 1960s, and expressed his hopes that “the committee will be finished with its work soon so that the citadel will once again open to visitors.”
[millionday] huge to see all that will be going on – wow brb with more -- loving all the excitement
[millionday] A statement issued by the bank, seen by "tomorrow Press", "The Financial Action Task Force for the Middle East and North Africa decided when added to the eighteenth year in Bahrain assume the presidency of the Group of the Republic of Iraq.
The statement added that "the group chose the head of Anti-Money Laundering Council and the governor of the Iraqi Central Bank and the Agency Abdul Basit Turki Saeed as president of the Group for the year 2014. The Financial Action Task Force for the Middle East and North Africa of a voluntary nature and cooperative.
[millionday] Deputy from the Kurdistan Alliance//smart Najeeb, the new Central Bank issue bonds in dinars within the Bank's policy to improve the value of the Iraqi currency against other currencies.
Najib said (News Agency): former Central Bank bonds were in foreign currency, the Bank of dinar bond issue not to restrict its work to other currencies.