Maliki heads to Japan on an official visit this evening
19/11/2011 13:00

Baghdad, November 19 (Rn) - The media office of Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki on Saturday, that the latter will begin an official visit to Japan at the head of an economic delegation, including ministers in the government.

The media adviser in the Office of the Prime Minister Mary Rayes told the Kurdish news agency (Rn), "Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki of Iraq will leave this evening for Japan in the framework of official visit of an economic nature Amari."

Rayes explained that "al-Maliki will head a delegation comprising the Minister of Oil and Minister of Industry, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Chairman of the National Investment Commission, and Chairman of the advisers in the prime minister, additional to the officials in some ministries."

Rais added that "the visit with Amari economic in nature, which is a message directed from Iraq to all countries wishing to invest in Iraq that is stable and there is a tendency for construction and reconstruction."

The President stated that "Iraq is seeking to deepen its relations with Japan in all areas, the most prominent economic aspects."

Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki had held an official visit to Japan in 2007 discussed the development of economic relations between the two sides.