The Cabinet held its regular meeting in Baghdad on Tuesday under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi.
The Cabinet reviewed health services, and approved measures to ensure that a number of hospitals across Iraq do not face short-term cash flow problems and that patient care continues uninterrupted.
The Cabinet discussed Iraq regional role and strengthening cooperation with Saudi Arabia across a number of areas.
The Cabinet voted to authorise the Prime Minister to approve amendments to the draft investment promotion agreement between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.
The Cabinet authorised the Minister of Finance to negotiate and sign a draft agreement between Iraq and Saudi Arabia on the avoidance of double taxation, and to combat tax evasion on income and capital gains.
The Cabinet also authorised the Minister of Transport to negotiate and sign a draft maritime cooperation agreement between Iraq and Saudi Arabia.