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Tishwash:  Rafidain Bank begins deploying ATMs in its main branches

Al-Rafidain Bank has begun deploying ATM machines in its main branches

The bank indicated in a statement, a copy of which {Al-Furat News} received, that the devices will be successively deployed in institutions, commercial areas and malls, in implementation of its strategic objectives in enhancing the spread of the bank’s services in accordance with Al-Rafidain’s strategy to enhance financial inclusion and provide the best services to its customers.

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Tishwash:  this is from June 7 24  from Kurdistan

First MyAccount ATM to be installed in Sulaimani

In the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG), more than 25,000 civil servants received their April salaries via their MyAccount master cards, and the number is expected to grow for the May salary.

Kurdistan24 Reporter Aram Bakhtiar on Friday stated that the first set of ATMs will be installed outside the Sulaimani Municipality as part of the MyAccount project.

In the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRG), more than 25,000 civil servants received their April salaries via their MyAccount master cards, and the number is expected to grow for the May salary.

Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on May 31, in a post on X called for Kurdistan Region civil servants to continue registering for the MyAccount initiative.

The government’s Department of Information Technology (DIT) designed, tested, piloted, and implemented a secure application for onboarding KRG civil servants into the program in line with the Central Bank of Iraq’s Know-Your-Customer (KYC) needs, according to a press release previously shared with Kurdistan24.

Eight banks have so far taken part in the project, including BBAC, Cihan, RT Bank, Bank of Baghdad, Iraqi Islamic Bank, National Bank of Iraq, Trade Bank of Iraq, and the International Development Bank.

MyAccount project is the KRG’s financial inclusion program which aims to “provide public sector beneficiaries with a safe and convenient way to access their salaries.”  link   

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Tishwash:  no details yet ……. text of the letter

Parliament sends the budget to the Presidency of the Republic for approval/document

Parliament asks the Presidency to approve the budget schedules

Office of the President of the Republic

M/ Parliamentary decision

good greeting ..

We are sending you Parliamentary Resolution No. (64) of 2024, voted on in session No. (27), held on 6/3/2024 of the first legislative term, third legislative year.

Fifth electoral cycle.

with respect

Accompaniments:

Parliamentary Resolution No. (64) dated 6/3/2024 0

– Disc (CD).

Safwan Bashir Al-Jarjari, Secretary General of the House of Representatives

Dhul-Hijjah / 1445 AH

June 12, 2024 AD  link

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Tishwash: The Foreign Minister invites the European Union representative to visit Iraq

Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein invited, today, Friday, the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Joseph Borrell, to visit Iraq.

A Foreign Ministry statement stated that “The High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy, Mr. Josep Borrell, stressed in a telephone call with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Fuad Hussein, the importance of protecting the stability of Iraq, indicating that the European Union considers this part of its foreign policy priorities.” and security of the region.”

According to the statement, Borrell called for “the necessity of maintaining strong relations between the United Nations and its mission on the one hand and the Iraqi government on the other hand.”

According to the statement, during the phone call, the two sides discussed “a group of issues related to European-Iraqi relations and the situation in the region.”

In the field of bilateral relations, the Minister of Foreign Affairs expressed his “happiness with the development of relations between the two parties and reaching understandings in various fields, cooperation and joint work based on the partnership agreement signed between the two parties more than a decade ago.” 

The statement added that “the call discussed the serious tensions in the region, and they expressed their support for the Security Council resolution on the ceasefire in Gaza,” expressing at the same time their concern about the danger of expanding the scope of the war and its extension to southern Lebanon, noting that “the call also touched on The conference was held last Tuesday in the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan regarding assistance to the people of Gaza, and they discussed the results of the conference.

The statement concluded that “Hussein invited Josep Borrell to visit Iraq, while Borrell expressed his happiness and agreement to accept the invitation, and agreed to arrange a date for the visit in the last quarter of this year.” “General”.  link