As it seeks to create a cadre developed a vision for attracting inward investment
National Investment Commission held a training course for drawing up the country’s image and reputation building for investors
Organized by the National Commission for Investment in Baghdad and in collaboration with the investment in the Middle East and North Africa, the Organization for Cooperation and Economic Development (OECD) and the U.S. embassy in Baghdad, a special training course on an image of the country and build a reputation for investors for the period from 24 – 25.06.2013 in the headquarters of the Commission in order to gain the course participants experience the process of designing and implementing strategies to build and manage the reputation of Iraq as a place and an important site for foreign investment.
Advisor to the Commission, Dr. Abdullah al-Bandar welcomed in a speech opening speech on behalf of the President of the National Investment Commission, Dr. Sami Raouf al-Araji, the participants in the session representing investment bodies in the provinces, as well as the National Investment Commission in the presence of a representative of the Office of the State Deputy Prime Minister Saleh al-Mutlaq, stressing The Authority has taken a new approach to building a cadre sophisticated and familiar with international experience to contribute to the reconstruction of Iraq and re-development.
He Bandar The OECD Economic (OECD) played a major role in the work on activating capacity building to attract foreign investments to the country and change the look Investor direction of Iraq from the country struggles to the country of encouraging investment, explaining that he has to take advantage of experiences provided by the organization through a series of meetings and seminars held since 2007 to work with the fact that Iraq is part of the Middle East countries.
Noting that this is the second session held by the organization in Iraq in cooperation with the U.S. Embassy in Baghdad, where participants received lectures on new methods to attract investments to the country through sound practices in influencing the decisions of investors for the site, in addition to a plan to build and manage the reputation of Iraq, with the necessity of activating the mechanisms of partnership with the private sector through a program (PPP).
For his part, Mr. Anders Johnson, Project Coordinator for Iraq in the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in his speech expressed his pleasure the establishment of this session and previous sessions in Iraq after it was set up by the organization in the neighboring countries, praising the role of the National Investment Commission to create a cadre of well-developed has a clear vision about how to attract investment companies to Iraq and change their outlook as that Iraq has attractive destination for investment to a large extent, where enjoys market consumer strong and prosperous, as well as availability of raw materials and manpower, in addition to helping to improve the reputation of Iraq and make it among the countries most attractive for investment and thus diversity imports and contribute to building the country.