Iraq’s Deputy Finance Minister Visits Alhurra
On his official trip to attend the Spring Meetings of the IMF and the World Bank Group in Washington D.C., Iraqi Deputy Finance Minister Safa al-Din Al-Safi paid a visit to Alhurra’s Springfield, Va. headquarters and studios. Following a brief tour, Mr. Al-Safi met with Brian Conniff, President of the Middle East Broadcasting Networks, and then appeared on Alhurra-Iraq’s daily newscast Iraq Today.
Mr. Safi discussed the outcome of his meetings with the US government delegates and senior IMF and World Bank officials that addressed the protection of Iraqi deposits in US banks, Iraqi debt to Kuwait, cooperation on currency and Monetary policy, and the fight against money laundering and terrorism financing.
Dr. Safi concluded his visit by praising Alhurra-Iraq and stating that he is a “regular viewer of Alhurra-Iraq’s news and programs.”