BAGHDAD- Secretary General of the Council of Ministers Mahdi Al-Allaq stressed the government's keenness to hold the elections on time and there are no obstacles that stand in its way only some minor challenges.
A statement issued by the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers said that Al-Allaq met with Switzerland's non-resident Ambassador to Iraq, Hans Peter, and discussed developments in the Iraqi arena and relations between the two countries."
Among the topics addressed during the meeting are the results of the Kuwait conference, which the Secretary General affirmed as very positive and there is a clear desire to invest in Iraq, this is what Iraq is seeking in the next phase, and the Iraqi government has started coordinating with Ambassadors and representatives of countries regarding investment in the country, and there are a number of facilities for the work of investors will be announced soon. "
On the elections to be held next May, Alaq stressed the keenness of the Iraqi government to establish them on time and there are no obstacles that stand in its way only some minor challenges, such as the participation of the displaced people in this important process, so the government is working hard through the Ministries and concerned parties to overcome the difficulties to ensure participation ".
On the other hand, the Swiss Ambassador expressed his desire to participate in the National Reconciliation Conference, which will be held soon in Bartala, because it is important in creating social cohesion among the components of society.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency