KUWAIT, Jan 16 (KUNA) -- Iraq is eyeing greater contribution from Kuwaiti
investors to development and rebuilding, visiting Iraqi National Investment
Commission Chief, Dr. Sami Al-Aaraji said Monday.
"The goal of this visit is to discuss the prospects of joint cooperation
with the Kuwaiti investors," Al-Aaraji said in a meeting with representatives
of the Kuwaiti private sector and Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and Industry
(KCCI), attended by KCCI Deputy Chairman Khaled Al-Sager.
Al-Aaraji detailed the investment opportunities available in Iraq in
various fields like gas, agriculture, electricity, telecommunications,
tourism, transport, education, ports and healthcare.
He also briefed the audience on the facilities and guarantees provided by
Iraq to Kuwait investors and urged them to benefit from the investment
opportunities and pump more investments in Iraqi market.
"Iraq is eyeing greater contribution from Kuwaiti investors in development
and rebuilding," he said.
For his part, KCCI Deputy Chairman Al-Sager welcomed with Al-Aaraji's visit.
"We are looking forward to working with the Iraqi side to improve trade and
economic relations between the two countries," he said.
Al-Sager added KCCI has made significant efforts since the war of
liberation of Iraq in 2003 restore bilateral economic cooperation to previous
status, noting that Kuwait was the first supporter of Iraq reconstruction.
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