Minister of Planning and stresses the need to expand cooperation in the fields of investment and quality control


(Independent) .. Search Planning Minister Salman Jumaili with Lebanese Industry Minister Hussein Hajj Hassan, and the delegation accompanying him to strengthen bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries.

Jumaili stressed during the meeting that took place in his office in Baghdad need to expand cooperation in all fields and to benefit from mutual experiences between the two countries. Indicating that Lebanon went through many of the experiences of wars and unstable security conditions, although it was able to continue and last for the life since there a lot of experiences that we can benefit from them.

And the Lebanese delegation included a group of Lebanese Industrialists, some of whom began to invest in Iraq and purports to others in this direction, and were briefed on the ministry's plans and future directions in the diversification of the sources of the Iraqi economy through the promotion of industry and investors.

The meeting was also attended by a delegation from the board of standardization Lebanese who had understandings with the standardization and quality control system in order to conclude an agreement of understanding and mutual recognition between the two countries in the field of standardization and quality control.

Jumaily said that relations between the two countries is very important for Iraq and that such visits contribute to strengthening bilateral relations.

For his part, Lebanese Minister of Industry and that of Lebanon, and Iraq has a long history of political, cultural, social, cultural and economic relations. He stressed the commitment of the Lebanese side to develop these relations and development of present and future for the benefit of the two countries and the region.

He added that economic cooperation exist since ancient times, continuous and will escalate at all levels in all directions, especially the Lebanese investments in Iraq in several areas such as housing, roads, bridges and industry.

He continued: We reviewed during the meeting, many Lebanese investors in Iraq names in the field of electrical industries, food and other industries, stressing that the number of Lebanese proceeded to engage in this path, and there is a fully Lebanese investment in Iraq, there are also Lebanese partnerships with Iraqi businessmen.

He pointed to the willingness of many investors who were briefed on the investment atmosphere in Iraq, particularly with the imminent release of the investment law, as amended by the developer to invest in Iraq, and therefore there is a positive investment conditions. He stressed: We are convinced, despite all the political and economic conditions that Iraq is a promising and powerful country not only to Lebanons but for all countries of the world and the region. (End)