Abu Dhabi, UAEThursday 24 September 2020

Business Extra: IEA’s Fatih Birol on the opportunities for Iraq's economy

The intergovernmental organisation's chief believes that Baghdad can make a big impact and draw in new investors only if it acts quickly on reform

This week, The National's Editor-in-Chief, Mina Al-Oraibi, joins host Mustafa Alrawi to discuss her interview with the International Energy Agency's executive director Dr Fatih Birol about efforts to diversify and reform Iraq's economy.

In this episode:

Mina on Iraq's future (0m 30s)

Dr Fatih Birol about the investment environment in Iraq (4m 20s)

Gas flaring and Iraq's energy needs (5m 35s)

Headlines (14m 25s)

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