Baghdad The Governor of the Central Bank, Mustafa Ghaleb Mokhief, chaired the meeting of the Supreme Committee for Financial Inclusion in Iraq.
The committee stressed the importance of the committee’s role in spreading financial inclusion, its economic and social dimensions, and other important aspects.
The committee discussed the need to draw an integrated vision for financial inclusion, since this issue is of interest to all countries, not only in Iraq, especially its goals are multiple, foremost of which is the inclusion of all segments of society with banking services, which is no longer a secondary issue but a daily necessity.
The Governor explained: “The Central Bank of Iraq has provided the necessary infrastructure to advance the reality of financial inclusion, foremost among which is the best payment systems in the world, which represent the cornerstone of financial inclusion. A presentation was presented to prepare the preparation of the national strategy for financial inclusion, which included the most prominent steps and objectives undertaken by the Central Bank of Iraq so far in order to achieve the goal sought by the framework of this committee.
The members of the committee presented their interventions on the importance of the participation of their institutions in this committee and expressed their readiness to provide support as far as promoting financial inclusion is concerned.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency