Editorial date: 2019/6/19 20:03
(BNA) Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mehdi received Kuwait’s Amir Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who arrived in Baghdad on Wednesday heading a large ministerial delegation.
“The meeting, which was held in the presence of the two official delegations, dealt with the development of the Iraqi-Kuwaiti relations and the opportunities for cooperation between the two countries and the activation of the free trade area, as well as discussing the regional situation,” the statement said. And exchange views on various issues. ”
The Prime Minister welcomed the Amir of Kuwait and his accompanying delegation. “We are honored to meet you in your country and between your brothers. We have extensive ties and we have experienced many difficulties and we have stood together against them and we have won them, and this visit is an opportunity to develop bilateral relations for the better. Iraqi Kuwait. ”
Abdul-Mahdi praised the “positions, wisdom and moderation of the Emir of Kuwait in all circumstances, pointing out his visit to Kuwait and the fruitful meetings held by the ministers and cooperation files discussed and the importance of completing them in Baghdad, activating cooperation agreements concluded in Kuwait, encouraging investments, For the benefit of the two countries. ”
“Iraq has faced difficulties but successfully surpassed it and cut off an important stage in strengthening its international standing. Today it is a partner in solutions after it was referred to in the crises, its economy is recovering and the country is witnessing security and stability thanks to our armed forces and security apparatuses and the sacrifices of our people.”
The Kuwaiti Amir expressed his thanks and appreciation for the good reception he received and the delegation accompanying him, stressing that “his visit today comes after the visit of the Prime Minister of Kuwait and proves the strength of bilateral relations.” He said, “I want to see Iraq develop and flourish and keen on Iraq as a shield for my country. Of development, and that there are many things agreed upon and remains of them can be resolved during the talks of the two ministerial delegations and follow-up implementation through the joint committees, “and
praised” the Iraqi government’s directions and balanced policy and positive use with the crises of the region. ”
The Kuwaiti delegation includes Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister, Khalid Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister, Nasser Khalid, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Minister of Finance and Khalid Nasser Abdullah Al-Rawdan. Minister of State for Services, Khalid Ali Mohammed Al-Fadil, Oil Minister, Minister of Electricity and Water, and Ahmed Fadah Al-Fadher.
The meeting was attended by Mr. Thamer Al Ghadhban, Deputy Prime Minister, Oil Minister, Head of Mission of Honor, Fuad Hussein, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mohammad Ali Al Hakim, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Nouri Sabah Al Dalimi, Minister of Planning, Mohammad Hashim Abdul Majeed, Minister of Commerce, Qusay Al Sahil, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Minister of Culture and Minister of Electricity and a number of advisers