Minister of Foreign Affairs Dr Ibrahim Al-Jaafari received a copy of credentials of the new Hungarian Ambassador Mr Attila Tar, on 3 August 2016, at the ministry headquarters.
During the meeting, they reviewed the bilateral relations and means to promote them to serve the interest of the two friendly peoples.
The minister wished the new Hungarian Ambassador every possible success in fulfilling his diplomatic duties, expressing the readiness of the ministry to supply every possible assistant to make the work of the mission in Iraq successful.
His Excellency reviewed the victories achieved by the Iraqi armed forces, the Popular Mobilisation, and tribesmen in the liberation of the seized-by-Da’esh territories.
HE Dr Al-Jaafari called on the Hungarian companies to invest in Iraq, particularly, in energy field.
Dr Al-Jaafari urged the Hungarian side to grant Iraqi students scholarships, and make further training courses in several fields, asserting the need to reactivate trade, cultural, and health conventions, signed previously between the two states, or conducting agreements that are still under study.
“Hungary is standing by Iraq, and it’s ready to provide further support to Iraq,” The Hungarian Ambassador asserted, expressing the readiness of Hungary to invest in Iraq in energy field.
Mr Attila Tar congratulated the Iraqi armed forces for achieving significant triumphs against the terrorist gangs of Da’esh.