The Ministerial Council of Economy discussed today, Monday, the recommendations of the last meeting on the work of border crossings in the Kurdistan region.
A statement by the media office of the Ministerial Council for Economy said, “Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Fouad Hussein chaired the twenty-seventh session of the Ministerial Council for Economy, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Planning, Ministers of Finance, Trade and Agriculture, Governor of the Central Bank, Chairman of the National Investment Commission, Chairman of the Securities Commission, and Advisors to the Prime Minister for Economic and Legal Affairs and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Oil.
The statement added, "The Council hosted the head of the Federal Office of Financial Supervision, the Advisor to the prime minister for strategic affairs, the heads of the two general authorities for customs and taxes, and a representative of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, to listen to the report of the formed committee on collecting tax amounts and ways to spread tax culture and limit tax evasion and a delegation from the Kurdistan region, represented by Bariber Ahmed, Minister of Interior, Advisor to the Ministry, Director General of Customs and his assistant, and Chairman of the Ports Authority in the federal government.
The statement indicated that, during the hosting, the recommendations of the last meeting held in the region were discussed under the direction of the Prime Minister between the head of the Border Crossings Authority and officials in the region to solve outstanding problems related to the work of the border crossings in the region.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency