Al Handal International Group's Chairman and President of Iraqi Private Banks League, Mr. Wadee Al Handal, participated in the Jordan - Iraq Banking Forum, held on October 1, 2023, at the Association of Banks in Jordan under the patronage of His Excellency Dr. Adel Sharkas, Governor of the Central Bank of Jordan, and His Excellency Mr. Ali Mohsen Al-Alaq, Governor of the Central Bank of Iraq.
The forum, which aimed to strengthen economic ties between Jordan and Iraq, featured Wadee Al Handal as a key speaker. He emphasized the crucial role of banks in boosting economic cooperation, particularly in sectors like energy and transportation. Mr. Al Handal also highlighted the significance of Iraqi banks establishing a presence in Jordan to facilitate this cooperation.
During his address, Mr. Al Handal expressed pride in existing partnerships within Iraq's financial sector, which have supported Iraq's economy with over 60 trillion dinars in financing. This event underscores Al Handal International Group's commitment to enhancing economic cooperation, fostering investment opportunities, and contributing to the economic growth of both Jordan and Iraq.
The forum concluded with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding between the Association of Banks in Jordan and the Iraqi Private Banks League, reaffirming the commitment to cooperation between the two nations in the banking sector.
Al Handal International Group remains dedicated to promoting economic growth, cooperation, and investment opportunities between Jordan and Iraq.