He noted that this is not new to HH the Amir, nor to the State of Kuwait, which hosted several conferences of donors and provided support to Arab countries, expressing hope that the conference will succeed in achieving positive results.
Guterres said 2.5 million remain displaced in the aftermath of the devastating war in Iraq.
Some would be turnkey projects, in which contractors would hand over facilities to Iraq, while others would be build-operate-transfer deals in which private firms would receive concessions to operate facilities.
The Qatari Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mahmoud Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, also said that his country is committed to supporting reconstruction of Iraq, pledging around $1 billion. Saudi Arabia pledged $1.5 billion.
Britain pledged up to $1 billion annually in export credit over 10 years and Japan said it would contribute $100 million this year to Iraq through United Nations agencies and worldwide organisations.
Overall, Iraq is seeking $88.2 billion in aid from donors to help rebuild the country after a three-year war against ISIS which devastated homes, schools, hospitals and economic infrastructure, displacing millions of people.
Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah said at a donors' summit at Kuwait City's Bayan Palace on Wednesday that this assembly of global communities "is reflective of the large loss that Iraq withstood in facing terrorism".
Among the hardest-hit areas in Iraq is the city of Mosul, which Iraqi forces, aided by a US-led coalition, recaptured from the Islamic State group in July 2017. Iraq needed far more donations on Wednesday, the last day of an appeal for funding to come forward at the Kuwait conference.
Turkey announced $5 billion in loan funds and credit easing, while the Islamic Development Bank announced a contribution of $500 million.
Former Dictator of Iraq, Saddam Hussein, invaded Kuwait in 1990.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Tuesday that the restoration of Arab Gulf unity was in the best interest of all parties in the region.
Police say Jackson, a 26-year-old linebacker with the Colts , was the passenger in an Uber when he got sick at around 4 a.m. On Tuesday morning, President Trump tweeted a condemnation of Orrego-Savala and sent his condolences to Jackson's family.
She says Trump wants the Pentagon to "explore a celebration" that would allow Americans to show appreciation for the military. Le Drian called it an "official visit", short of the state visit that the White House had earlier promised.
Venezuela's fractured opposition coalition has not selected a candidate or decided if it will boycott the election. Several countries, including major Latin American countries, have already said the vote will lack legitimacy.
So I want to calm you: "there will be nothing, because I know the truth", he said. "The State of Israel is a nation of law". It would be up to the attorney general to decide whether to put Netanyahu on trial.
It will continue to get warmer heading today, which will see gales of up to 40 miles per hour across northern regions. There is a risk of spot flooding early morning and the warning remains in place until midnight Saturday.
Patrick Surtain Jr ., the No. 1 cornerback in the class of 2018, announced on Wednesday morning that he is heading to Alabama. Alabama and Miami came on late in his recruitment, with Surtain Jr. visiting both schools in January.
Neymar has been in fine form for PSG so far this season, scoring 25 goals and registering 14 assists in all competitions. But they will have to overcome PSG who they face later this month in the Round of 16 stage of the tournament.
Investigators said Locust Grove police Officer Chase Maddox, 26 was called in for backup when the suspect opened fire. One of the deputies was shot through his bullet proof vest in the stomach and is undergoing surgery, McBrayer said.
Earlier, England raced to 2-88 off nine overs with Dawid Malan (50), Hales (22) and Morgan (22) all contributing quick runs. D'Arcy Short and Maxwell calmed things down with a 78-run stand before Short was caught and bowled by Adil Rashid for 30.
Seoul has said it will seek high-level talks with the North Korean delegation during the visit, Yonhap reported. Ivanka is also expected to attend some of the sporting events that United States athletes are competing in.
White House Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney compared it to high-end meal delivery kit service Blue Apron . The White House said the plan would save the USA almost $130 billion over 10 years, and reduce the potential for EBT fraud.
Gerard also will compete in the Big Air contest, which will be held February 24, the day before the Closing Ceremony. Gerard , at 17 the youngest in the men's competition, landed a flawless backside triple cork 1440 on his final run.
China (1-2) responded with a deuce in the second only for Canada to come back with four in the third to make it 7-2. Finland was the only winless team (0-4) and had the daunting task of challenging Norway to get off the schneid.
The contractors spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations and declined to reveal the exact size of the drawdown. An Associated Press reporter at the Al-Asad base in western Iraq saw troop movements reflecting the account by contractors.
In the second half Watford did plenty of pressing and Gerard Deulofeu went close with a free kick which Adrian saved well. Watford manager Javi Gracia felt Hernandez may have shoved defender Marvin Zeegelaar before he headed the opener.
According to initial reports, Jahangir was shifted to a hospital after she complained of chest pain where she breathed her last. Renowned senior lawyer and eminent human rights activist Asma Jahangir passed away in Lahore on Sunday, the DawnNews reported.
Willoughby married Porter in 2009, and told CNN she endured emotional abuse from Porter that included "intense" bursts of anger. Hatch released a statement that said he was "heartbroken" over the allegations and denounced domestic violence.
The 84-year-old "Carnage" director pleaded guilty to unlawful sex with a minor, but fled the country in 1978 before sentencing. Thurman had safety concerns about driving the vehicle , but she was assured by Tarantino that there were no problems.
If PS Plus membership is expired, a PS Plus icon with a lock will appear next to the games until users have re-subscribed. The development team also added the option for you to play background music when playing games on PS Now.
She proceeded to speak directly to Nassar, informing him that his actions would "haunt survivors [for] the rest of their lives". Nassar will begin serving his sentences in a federal prison but it was not immediately clear which one.
Meanwhile, Turkish operations against Syrian Kurdish forces have compounded the suffering in northern and eastern Syria. The UN has a plan to reach 700,000 people with relief in the next two months, if it can obtain permission to proceed.