Maysan (IraqiNews.com) The Vice-President, Khudair al-Khuzayi, confirmed the importance of establishing a free zone in Maysan province with the other neighboring countries to support the Iraqi economy.
A statement by Khuzayi’s office received by IraqiNews.com cited “Khuzayi met Maysan Governor as well as some chieftains in the province on last Friday.”
“Khuzayi confirmed that all sides are responsible of eliminating the traces of the poverty in Maysan to regain the prominent position of the province in Iraq,” the statement added.
“He stressed the importance of making use of the position of the province near the borders to establish a free zone with the neighboring countries to support Iraqi economy,” the statement continued.
“Khuzayi expressed the Governmental readiness to grant scholarships for the talented students in the province to study abroad,” the statement mentioned.
“For their part, the chieftains expressed their gratitude for Khuzayi for visiting the province and for his efforts in settling the political disputes,” the statement concluded.