Iraq’s Ministry of Planning: Iraq Visio 2030

Introduction by the Chairman of the Authors and Technical Committee Iraq seeks to preserve its cultural significance and keep up the world’s progress through hard work to build a better future. The Sustainable Development Goals 2030 is the starting point of the Iraq vision implementation. All of that requires real efforts to achieve Iraq’s dream in restoring its great his

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Iraq’s Investment Deficit and Underfunded Infrastructure. By Mohammed Hussein

In his recent article “Iraq’s Government Investments: Between Ambitions and Stumbling,” Dr. Mudhr Mohammed Salih, former Deputy Governor of the Iraqi Central Bank and financial adviser of the Iraqi Government, fairly described the political and administrative dynamics that prevent investment in infrastructure; basically showing how endemic corruption, institutional limitations,

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Iraq warns economic woes could stoke insecurity. By Chloe Cornish

Radical reform is only way to avert ‘disaster’ for oil-reliant country, says finance minister Ali Allawi, Iraq’s finance minister: ‘All you can do is to point out the disaster before us if we continue along this path Iraq’s finance minister has warned of “severe security consequences” if its economy is not “restructured radically”, as the coronavirus crisis wreaks havoc o

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Iraq Post Coronavirus: An Opportunity for Self-Reliance and Prosperity. By Adel O. Sharif * and Mohamed S. Sharif **

 This article discusses an optimistic and realistic proposal to minimise the overall impact of the coronavirus global crisis on Iraq in the medium and long terms. It briefly describes the opportunities for Iraq post the crisis to be a self-reliant and prosperous nation if it harnesses the essential sustainable resources of people, water and fertile land as well its rich archaeo

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Worlbank: Iraq Economic Report

The Iraq Economic Monitor provides an update on key economic developments and policies over the previous six months and presents findings from recent World Bank work on Iraq, placing them in a longer-term and global context and assessing the implications of these developments and other changes in policy regarding the outlook for Iraq. Its coverage ranges from the macro-economy

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