The Association of Iraqi Private Banks and 11 banks participated in the workshop on the Innovation for Development 2017 project which was held in Sulaymaniyah with the support of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP).
“The workshop includes building partnerships on entrepreneurship with the public and private sectors, organizations, universities, banks and state registration agencies,” said Ahmed al-Yasiri, one of the workshop’s officials.
He added that “representative of the Association of Iraqi private banks Sherwan Mustafa participated in the workshop in addition to the Bank of Assyria and the International Development Bank and the Bank of the north and the Bank of Baghdad and the Bank of Warka and the Bank of the Middle East and Erbil Bank and Ceyhan Bank and the Iraqi Investment Bank and the Mosul Development Bank.”
“Participants were trained to know the market’s need for value added by global tools including user journey and value added scheme,” he added.
“The Association of Private Banks is supportive of such projects and has provided Tamkeen’s grant to rehabilitate unemployed youth,” said Sherwan Mustafa, director of external relations at the Association of Private Banks.
He pointed out that “this workshop was the selection of 100 young people have outstanding projects, including a patent of the 3,000 participants,” noting that “these young people were trained to manage projects.”