INNOVEST Passion Award – 2019

Posted on May 15, 2019 by -


We are glad to announce that INNOVEST 2019 Passion Award was presented to Ms. Yara Salem, World Bank Country Manager of Iraq, for being the backbone of Ruwwad Al Iraq Platform and supporting it nonstop since its launch last year.

The Award was given during Ruwwad Al Iraq Awards Ceremony & Iftar that took place on the 15th of May 2019 at Babylon Rotana Hotel in Baghdad.

During her speech, Ms. Salem mentioned that “The economic situation of Iraq is improving which requires the creation of job opportunities for Iraqi youths who constitute the majority of Iraqi society. The World Bank is working with the Iraqi Government to develop support for young entrepreneurs by “Iraqi digital ecosystem platform” that we will establish in the following  couple of days.”