Kuwait shows support towards Iraq's reconstruction bid, pledges of $2 billion
Feb 14, 2018, 18:52
Kuwait's Ministry of Foreign Affairs said a total of $30 billion had been secured at the conference.
Addressing the forum, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad Al Sabah pledged $2 billion towards the reconstruction of Iraq.
Contributions came in two forms, loans, where countries are giving to Iraq reconstruction projects, and investments from both the private and government sector. "Iraq can not commence the mission of rebuilding itself without support".
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Germany said it would provide $US350 million in assistance.
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Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah said at a donors' summit at Kuwait City's Bayan Palace on Wednesday that this assembly of worldwide communities "is reflective of the large loss that Iraq withstood in facing terrorism".
"The UN Development Programme's Funding Facility for Stabilization is working in 25 cities and districts, supporting the return of displaced people to their homes", he said.
United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged the global community to address the scope of devastation that the war in Iraq has caused, saying the UN is firmly committed to the reconstruction process in Baghdad, which he reiterated would be a "daunting task.to ensure a unified nation". "The government managed to repatriate more than half of them at their regions", he said.
The announcement Wednesday falls short of the $88.2 billion requested by Iraq, however it is far higher than the amount previously announced by those taking part. Iraqi army soldiers and allied fighters then launched operations to eliminate Daesh and retake lost territory. A protracted effort by U.S. air forces, Kurdish and Iraqi armed forces to expel the group finally resulted in Al-Abadi declaring a final victory over Daesh in December 2017.
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