Significant number, status of KICRI reflects its global magnitude – official

The significant number, as well as status, of participants in the Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq (KICRI) reflects its global magnitude, said a Kuwaiti senior official Sunday.

“I am confident that different companies will be assured of what Iraq has to offer in terms of investment opportunities, a matter that would be of great return on Iraq, its stability, as well as benefiting its people,” said Mohammad Abulhassan, head of the higher media committee of KICRI and Amiri Diwan Advisor, in statements to reporters after inaugurating the Conference’s artistic activities.

He emphasized on potential projects, as well as the involvement of the Iraqi government in future ventures, in cooperation with public benefit societies and Kuwaiti charitable organizations, he pointed out.

On his part, Secretary General of the Iraqi Cabinet Mahdi Al-Allaq told reporters that his country is a “promising” one, with huge potentials in terms of financial and human resources, as well as a sound investment environment.

The three-day KICRI is due to kick off tomorrow (Monday) amid great aspirations by the Iraqis who are eager for a positive outcome and tangible contributions that will help rebuild their war-torn country.

The conference, which is under the auspices of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, will bring together a number of economically powerful countries, as well as regional and international organizations that will focus on coming up with needed contributions to rebuild Iraq after many years of war and conflicts that ripped through various parts of the country.

Source: Kuwait News Agency