Minister of Planning Dr. Salman Al-Jumaili called on the Czech Republic and the Czech companies to participate actively in the Kuwait conference for the reconstruction of Iraq, which will be held on the twelfth of next February to see the investment opportunities available in Iraq during the next phase.
This came at a meeting with Jumaili in his office at the Ministry of Planning Czech Ambassador in Iraq Jan Vijtal.
During the meeting, they discussed issues of common interest in the economic and trade fields and boost cooperation between the two countries within the framework of the joint committee.
Al-Jumaili assured the Czech side of Iraq’s need for a lot of investments in various fields, especially in agriculture, modern irrigation techniques, electricity, roads, building universities, schools, housing, transportation, etc., which provides great opportunities for various international companies.
He pointed out that the tenders and the secrecy of the investment companies are the ones that determine the choice of this company or that to implement the required projects. He called for strengthening cooperation between Iraq and the Czech Republic in the field of investment and trade through the establishment of permanent exhibitions and exchange visits between businessmen.
For his part, Czech Ambassador Vijtal said that his country is ready to participate actively in the Kuwait Reconstruction Conference to provide support to Iraq in the reconstruction process, and Czech companies have a great desire to invest in Iraq and in many areas.
Expressing the desire to activate the work of the Iraqi-Czech committee to continue holding joint meetings, revealing the existence of a project to sign memorandums of understanding between the two countries in the field of double taxation and the second in the field of civil aviation and the opening of direct air routes between Baghdad and Prague
Source: IRAQ'S ECONOMIC CENTER