Iraq to cooperate with Lebanon on monetary issues

Al-Quds newspaper reports on an understanding signed at the beginning of July 2000 between the Central Bank of Iraq and Lebanese banks and financial institutions on closer commercial co-operation. The newspaper quotes from a statement by Central Bank of Iraq Governor Dr. Issam Rashid Hawaish, reporting the signing of the agreement during a recent Arab countries' investments conference. He added that he had held discussions with Beirut, Tripoli, and the Beqa chambers of commerce on means to im