ERBIL — Kurdistan Region Prime Minister Masrour Barzani on Tuesday inaugurated a modern packaging company in Erbil city as part of government endeavors to develop industry sectors, and diversify the Region's economic infrastructure.
"We want to reach self-sufficiency in the Kurdistan Region, whereby we can make and build everything here at home. This will also create job opportunities for people," the Kurdish leader said during the inauguration ceremony.
The Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) remains committed to supporting, assisting, and facilitating work for the Region's private sector. In collaboration with the private sector, we hope to develop Kurdistan and meet Kurdistan's needs here at home."
The Fabyab Packaging Company is able to produce 20 million square meters of carton in a month. It is the largest packaging company throughout Iraq, and the sixth largest across the Gulf countries.
It has the capacity to meet packaging demands from the Kurdistan Region, southern and central Iraqi provinces as well.
Despite grappling with persistent financial and economic hardships, this KRG cabinet under the leadership of Prime Minister Masrour Barzani is resolute in its dedication to enhancing infrastructure networks and modernizing public services in the Region.
This commitment is evident through a range of endeavors, including the expansion of public services, the construction of contemporary residential complexes, the establishment of cutting-edge healthcare and educational facilities, the development of state-of-the-art university campuses, the enhancement of road and bridge networks, and the creation of numerous dams, reservoirs, water treatment plants, factories, and vital infrastructure elements throughout Kurdistan.