First Secretary Zeinab Hassan Khyoun delivered Iraq’s Statement under the item of social development

First Secretary Zeinab Hassan Khyoun, the Ministry’s envoy, participated in the meetings of the Third Committee of the 74th session of the General Assembly. In the statement of Iraq under the item of social development, she pointed out that the government program adopted by the Prime Minister gave ample scope for youth development through the establishment of a sovereign fund to finance small and medium enterprises in cooperation with the Central Bank of Iraq and local banks. In addition to that, developing of the National Development Plan for 2018-2019, that its objectives include activating the role of the private sector, developing entrepreneurship and innovation programs to enable young people to find suitable job opportunities, alleviate unemployment and enable them economically.