World Bank Group

07/27/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 07/27/2021 16:01

Readout from World Bank Group President David Malpass’s Meeting with Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of Iraq

WASHINGTON, July 27, 2021 - Today, World Bank Group President David Malpass met with Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi of Iraq. President Malpass affirmed to Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi the World Bank Group's commitment to supporting the Government of Iraq, including its progress on public sector administration reform, and strengthening the private sector as Iraq opens to business.

President Malpass emphasized to Prime Minister Al-Kadhimi the importance of infrastructure, banking sector reforms, and accelerating private sector investment in Iraq. President Malpass was glad to highlight recent International Finance Corporation (IFC) investments in Iraq's ports and energy sectors.