Iraq and Qatar have launched a new page of joint cooperation in the fields of economic, trade, cultural, investment and scientific, and the promotion of joint agreements and activating them to meet the desire of both countries and peoples.
“This agreement came during the meetings of the Iraqi-Qatari Joint Committee which was launched in Doha on Monday with the participation of ministries, bodies and institutions in both countries in the framework of a joint agreement to develop relations and activate them in all fields,” the ministry said.
Trade Minister Mohammed Hashim al-Ani, who heads the delegation of Iraq, said: “The meetings of the committee again give an impression of the desire of the two countries to develop their relations in all fields. The Iraqi government is very keen to start a new page of bilateral cooperation and increase the volume of trade exchange, as well as the possibility of setting up a large economic forum for Qatari businessmen in Baghdad to establish real partnerships and to launch these relations to advanced levels through cooperation between businessmen in both countries, For cooperation in the fields of investment, industry, youth, sports and culture, leading to economic integration between the two countries. “
“Iraq hopes that the meetings of the joint committee in Doha will be a step in the right direction for new paths that will advance relations between the two countries to an advanced level,” he added.
For his part, Qatari Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed Al-Kuwari said: “The Qatari-Qatari meeting in Doha opens a serious page of bilateral cooperation, especially as Iraq has an economic power that will have a clear impact on the region and the world. In finding new outlets for the development of relations between our two countries, in a way that strengthens the brotherly relationship that binds our two peoples. “
He pointed out that the mutual visits of the official delegations between the two countries set indicators to discuss the mechanisms and conventions to serve the common vision that starts relations to advanced levels.
He concluded by saying that “we have noticed from the brothers in Iraq the keenness to cooperate and start a new page that takes into consideration the activation of relations in all cultural, artistic, scientific, political and economic fields.”