Japanese Ambassador: We seek to strengthen cooperation with Iraq in the oil and gas sectors


2016/9/8 13:08


Where - Baghdad]

Search oil minister Jabbar and coffee, on Thursday, with Japanese Ambassador Fumio Iwai, bilateral cooperation and expand the participation of Japanese companies in the oil and gas sector projects in the country.

According to a ministry statement, received by all of Iraq [where] a copy of the Laibi received at his office on Thursday, the Japanese ambassador, and during the meeting, "discuss bilateral cooperation and expand the participation of Japanese companies in the oil and gas sector projects in the country."

He said the oil minister said, "the next phase for all the oil and gas sector activities in Iraq will witness a great development and high leaps in the areas of open doors to local and foreign investments and through the channels of participation and the partial or total investment."

He added that "there are broad areas for investment, especially in the development of oil production and gas investment of small undeveloped fields in southern Iraq, a development that require partially or completely through the program in accordance with the formulas and ensure the interests of Iraq's service contracts."

"The Oil Ministry is looking to develop a relationship and broaden participation with Japanese oil companies," adding that "the ministry's plans and ideas and ambitious strategy for the next stage for the advancement of the oil sector," noting that "the ministry is working to overcome all obstacles and provide facilities for companies currently operating or It will work in the future in the country. "

For his part, congratulated the Japanese ambassador to Baghdad, Fumio Iwai according to the statement delivered Laibi his new oil minister, wishing him success in the ministry's management and development of the oil sector in the country, stressing that his government is seeking to promote joint cooperation with Iraq at all levels, especially the oil and gas sector.


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