KUWAIT CITY, Feb. 12 (Xinhua) -- The Kuwait International Conference for the Reconstruction of Iraq kicked off Monday in Kuwait City, Kuwait's capital, with the focus on postwar reconstruction of Iraq and vital issues concerned.
The three-day meeting, which brings together several economic powers, as well as regional and international organizations, will touch upon needed contributions to rebuilding Iraq after many years of war and conflict that ripped through various parts of the country.
The conference will also discuss several developments and vital aspects pertaining to Iraq, including the participation of the private sector in the reconstruction process.
The meeting will be co-chaired by Kuwait and Iraq, as well as the United Nations, the European Union and the World Bank.
The first day of the conference will deliberate and assess the overall damage caused by the war and issues that need to be addressed, as well as projects to support stability, community reconciliation and peaceful coexistence in Iraq.
The second day will tackle procedures for creating a suitable environment for investment, through the showcasing of 212 projects in all sectors of the Iraqi economy, including projects in Iraq's Kurdistan region.
The third day will see the declaration on the overall contributions to Iraq.