TNT – “Tidbits From TNT” Monday 5-13-2024

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CandyKisses:  Minister of Commerce stresses the importance of creating a state of balance in the economy and enhancing financial stability

Economy News _ Baghdad

Trade Minister Atheer Dawood Al-Gheriri stressed on Monday the importance of creating a balance in the economy and enhancing financial stability.

According to a statement of the ministry received by “Economy News”, thatMinister of Trade Atheer Dawood Al-Gheriri, headed the delegation of the Republic of Iraq in the meetings of the Economic and Social Council at the level of ministers that began in Manama under the umbrella of the League of Arab States in preparation for the holding of the 33rd session of the Arab Summit in Bahrain.”

This meeting comes in light of many important and accelerated changes and developments in the world and our region, especially in light of the economic and social crises and their repercussions, which requires strengthening our Arab environment by coordinating our national policies to deal with international challenges positively and effectively in accordance with the developments of the global economy,” Al Ghuriri added in his speech during the meetings.

He added that “the files on the agenda are of great importance, especially those related to the Greater Arab Free Trade Area and the establishment of the Arab Customs Union, in addition to files related to the health sector and financial security, which constitute basic pillars to support sustainable development and economic integration.”

Al Ghurairi stressed the importance of supporting all efforts and cooperation in order to achieve the desired goals and enhance economic integration, stressing the importance of creating a state of balance in our economy and enhancing financial and economic stability.

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Tishwash:  5/11 Iraq , Tunisia sign bilateral agreements in several areas

The Iraqi government signed ,on Sunday, bilateral agreements with Tunisia in several areas.
 
The agreements and understanding memorandums included the following:

– The Ministry of Education signed an executive program memorandum for educational cooperation for the years 2024, 2025 and 2026, with the Tunisian Ministry of Education.
 
– The signing of the annex to the amendment of the memorandum of understanding in the fields of youth and sports between the minister of youth and sports Ahmed Al-Mubarqa, and the Tunisian Minister of Foreign Affairs and immigration Nabil Ammar .

– A memorandum of understanding in the field of pharmaceutical and health cooperation between the Iraqi and Tunisian ministries of Health, represented by the Iraqi Ministry of Health, Minister Saleh Al-Hasnawi, and the Tunisian Ministry of Health, Tunisian Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar.
  
– A memorandum of understanding in the security field between the Iraqi Ministry of Interior and the Tunisian Ministry of Interior, on the Iraqi side, minister Abdul Amir al-Shammari and the Tunisian side, Tunisian Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar.

– A memorandum of understanding in the field of Labor and social affairs between the Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs, represented by Minister Ahmed Al-Assadi and the Tunisian Ministry of Social Affairs represented by Tunisian Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar.
 
– Memorandum of understanding for technical cooperation between the Iraqi Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the Tunisian Ministry of Social Affairs.

– A memorandum of understanding in the field of vocational training and employment between the Iraqi Ministry of Labor and Social Affairs and the Tunisian Ministry of Social Affairs.

– A memorandum of understanding in the field of traditional industries between the Ministry of industry and minerals represented by its minister Khaled Batal and the Tunisian Ministry of industry and energy represented by Tunisian Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar.
 
– A memorandum of cooperation in the field of religious affairs between the Iraqi Ministry of Culture, Tourism and antiquities represented by Minister of Culture Ahmed Fakak Al-Badrani, and the Tunisian Ministry of Tourism represented by Tunisian Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar.

– A memorandum of understanding in the field of civil protection between the Iraqi Civil Defense Directorate, represented by its director, Major General Mohsin Kadhim Alak, and the Tunisian civil defense and protection service, represented by the Tunisian ambassador in Baghdad.
 
– A memorandum of understanding between the Baghdad Secretariat, represented by Secretary Ammar Moussa, and the municipality of Tunis, represented by the notary of the municipality of Tunis.
 
– A memorandum of understanding in the field of Archives between the Iraq National Library and Archive represented by the director general of the Department of cultural relations and the Tunisian National Archives represented by the Tunisian ambassador in Baghdad.

– Memorandum of understanding between the Union of Iraqi chambers of Commerce and the Union of Tunisian chambers
 
– Memorandum of understanding between the Union of Iraqi contractors and the Chamber of Tunisia.
 
– Signing the minutes of the meeting of the Joint Committee between Iraqi foreign ministers Fuad Hussein and Tunisian Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar.

– Memorandum of understanding in the field of developing trade exchanges between the Republic of Iraq and the Ministry of trade and export development of the Republic of Tunisia.
 
– Memorandum of understanding on the environmental side on the Iraqi side minister Nizar Mohammed and the Tunisian side Foreign Minister Nabil Ammar.
 
– Memorandum of understanding between the Iraqi federation of industries and the Tunisian Federation.   link

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CandyKisses: Iraq signs MoU with Honeywell to support energy sector

Baghdad today – follow-up

Today, Monday (May 13, 2024), Iraq signed a memorandum of understanding with the American company “Honeywell” to support the energy sector in the country.

Honeywell CEO Ken West said in a press statement, followed by Baghdad Today, that “these agreements allow the company to explore opportunities for strategic cooperation in Iraqi oil and gas fields, including stopping the burning of gas associated with production operations and providing development, automation and control services.” Remote monitoring.

He added, “The memorandums of understanding were signed during a meeting hosted by the American Chamber of Commerce, accompanied by members of his team, with the participation of Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani, along with an elite group of high-level officials in the government and prominent companies in the private sector.”

“Honeywell has made significant achievements in Iraq, and we look forward to bringing these agreements into effect,” West said, stressing that “there is huge potential for growth and cooperation to enhance the levels of reliability and sustainability of the energy sector for Iraqis across the country.”

“These agreements come as part of Honeywell’s commitment to provide the best global solutions and expertise to help raise the levels of efficiency and sustainability within the country’s energy sector. It also reflects the company’s efforts to align and strengthen its portfolio with three mega trends, including the energy transition.”

Mohammed Shabout, president of Honeywell in Iraq, said, “These agreements reflect the firm commitment of Honeywell and the private and public sectors in Iraq to continue working on modernizing and developing the local industry.”

“The focus is increasing on the energy sector where we all have to invest in the necessary technology and work to provide a better energy future for the entire region,” he said.

Honeywell has been operating in Iraq since the seventies and recently appointed Mohammed Shabout as the company’s regional head of Iraq.