Prime Minister Masrour Barzani chaired a meeting of the High Council for Investment to discuss the current economic situation and the need to further develop investment in the Kurdistan Region.
During the meeting, also attended by Deputy Prime Minister Qubad Talabani and other cabinet members, Prime Minister Barzani stressed that the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) is working to build a stronger economy.
The Prime Minister also said the government will further develop agriculture, industry and tourism sectors to diversify the economy, with an aim to make the Kurdistan Region less dependent on fossil fuell fluctuations. In that regard, the meeting also covered amendments to the investment law expected to be submitted to the cabinet for approval.
The meeting stressed that investment projects should serve the public needs and interests.