A Kurdistan government delegation visits Baghdad to sign a memorandum of understanding


Kurdistan Ministry of Trade

2021-01-20 08:10

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Shafaq News / The Ministry of Trade in the Kurdistan Regional Government announced, on Wednesday, that it had reached understandings with the federal government regarding “local product”, while it indicated that a Kurdish delegation will visit Baghdad for talks.

A spokesman for the Ministry of Trade, Fathi Muhammad Ali, told Shafaq News, “We have reached good joint understandings with the Federal Ministry of Industry,” indicating that “a ministerial delegation headed by Minister Kamal Muslim will visit Baghdad to sign a joint memorandum of understanding.”

He pointed out that “the memorandum aims to protect the local product, which is the core of the agreement that the two sides will sign,” stressing that “it will positively affect mutual economic activity.”

The Ministry of Trade and Industry in the Kurdistan Region agreed with the Ministry of Industry in the federal government earlier today, Wednesday, to form a joint committee responsible for protecting and marketing the local product, in addition to reducing the routine in granting industrial establishment licenses.

The Minister of Industry and Minerals, Manhal Aziz Al-Khabbaz, accompanied by Minister of Trade Alaa Ahmed Al-Jubouri on Tuesday, arrived in the governorate of Erbil at the head of a ministerial delegation that included the Ministry’s Technical Undersecretary Adel Karim and the Ministry’s Adviser for Development Affairs Qaiser Ahmed Al-Hashemi and a number of general managers and officials at the Ministry’s headquarters and companies on an official visit to discuss many Among the common issues and opening horizons for future cooperation between the federal government and the region in the industrial field.


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