After opening two modern laboratories to check GM foods and compare weights ... the Minister of Planning announces the issuance of 440 patents and registered 800 new applications during 2019

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The Minister of Planning, Dr. Nuri Sabah Al-Dulaimi, opened today, Thursday, the Central Agency for Standardization and Quality Control, a modern laboratory for examining genetically modified foods, which is the first of its kind in Iraq, and another to compare weights, in implementation of the Ministry of Planning's vision to protect the consumer and ensure its safety, and to prepare a sober and monitoring specification Implement them and stick to them.

While Dr. Nuri Al-Dulaimi announced during his honoring a number of Iraqi inventors and producers during 2019, the Ministry issued 440 patents and registered 800 new applications during 2019, with a growth rate of 7% compared to last year 2018.

During his honor to the distinguished scholars and inventors of Iraq, the Minister of Planning praised the efforts of the Iraqi talent and its relentless pursuit of excellence in various scientific fields, stressing the ministry’s endeavor to provide all appropriate conditions for the Iraqi inventor and working with countries with pioneering experiences in this field to sign memoranda of understanding for Achieve this goal.

He pointed out the importance of maintaining bridges of communication between Iraqi inventors and creators abroad and calling them to put fingerprints of their success in Iraq and keeping pace with development in all fields, while Dr. Nuri Al-Dulaimi indicated the ministry’s keenness to build strong partnerships with the private sector to achieve real support for the Iraqi creator and the national product.