BAGHDAD (Reuters) – Iraqi
Minister of Planning Nuri al-Dulaimi and new US Ambassador to Iraq Matthew Toler on Wednesday discussed increasing US support for health, education, infrastructure and job creation in Iraq.
The media office of the Minister of Planning, in a statement received / Mawazine News / copy, that “Dulaimi, received in the office of the ministry, Matthew Toller, the new US ambassador to Iraq and the delegation accompanying him,” noting that “the meeting discussed ways to strengthen joint relations.”
Al-Dulaimi expressed his hope for continued strengthening of relations to serve the interests of both countries, praising the “support provided by the United States to Iraq, especially in the security files and the restoration of stability of liberated areas.”
The two sides discussed “the most important axes included in the vision of the Ministry of Planning to achieve sustainable development in Iraq, the investment opportunities that can be shared by the US private sector, and increase the effectiveness of US support for Iraq in the sectors of health, education, infrastructure and job creation, especially in liberated areas, Nineveh”.
For his part, praised the US ambassador, “the vision of sustainable development provided by the Ministry of Iraq 2030,” stressing “his country’s keenness to provide support to the Iraqi government in various fields.”
The ambassador stressed, “the desire of American companies to work in a large extent in Iraq, and according to the investment map set by the Iraqi government.” 29
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