office of Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said on Friday the results of the visit to Japan,which lasted two days, noting that the visit witnessed the signing of many agreements to develop the Iraqi economy and the entry of Japanese companies in various investment sectors in Iraq .
“Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi concluded a successful visit to Japan, where he met with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and participated in the Tokyo Conference to support the creation of jobs in Iraq, and headed the Iraqi delegation in the meeting,” said Saad al-Hadithi, a spokesman for the office. Official talks with the Japanese government. He also met with the chairmanship of the Japanese Foreign Trade Organization and met with the heads of five major Japanese companies working in the sectors of industry, energy, construction and construction.
Al-Hadithi added that the visit achieved fruitful results and resulted in many agreements to develop the Iraqi economy and the entry of Japanese companies in various investment sectors in Iraq. The two countries signed an agreement to complete the Greater Basrah water project and an agreement in the agriculture and irrigation sector.
“The Japanese Prime Minister decided in response to Abadi’s request to reduce the level of security risks related to the entry of Japanese in the Iraqi provinces to facilitate the expansion of the role of Japanese companies to invest in Iraq,” adding that “the visit resulted in the agreement to provide four fixed power stations in Basra, Dhi Qar and Maysan And Muthanna, in addition to 12 other mobile stations that enter service by summer and contribute to increase electricity production.
He continued, “It was agreed to increase Japanese investments in the oil sector to reach 4.5 billion dollars and the establishment of centers for the rehabilitation and development of Iraqi expertise in this area, and discussed the best ways to rehabilitate and expand the power station Hartha, and the mechanisms of gas investment associated with increasing the financial resources of Iraq, The possibility of establishing a factory to manufacture Japanese cars and provide after-sales services in Iraq. “