Since 2018-01-15 at 18:08 (Baghdad time)
Baghdad – Mawazine News
The governor of Karbala, Aqeel al-Turaihi, met on Monday with US Ambassador to Baghdad Douglas Silliman during his visit to the province, while the two sides discussed fighting terrorism, rebuilding the province and encouraging American companies to invest in it.
“This is the first visit of the US ambassador to Iraq to the province of Karbala, in which he touched on a number of issues, including the United States’ efforts to combat terrorism and the reconstruction of the country,” Turaihi told a news conference attended by the correspondent of Mawazine News. Mechanisms of joint cooperation for the reconstruction of cities as well as bringing foreign companies to work in the holy province of Karbala. “
For his part, US Ambassador Douglas Silliman said, “We saw on our way to Karbala the presence of the cemetery, which contains many young people, and here we offer the highest signs of pride and pride and their sacrifices to defend this country.” We, on behalf of the United States, In order to defend his homeland, but to fight terrorism on behalf of the whole world. “
“We talked with the local government in Karbala and its history and civilization as well as the efforts of the government and the security services and congratulate them on their efforts to protect the coming visitors every year,” he said, noting that “economic opportunities and reconstruction were discussed in Karbala province and encouraged US companies to invest in Governorate “