Baghdad - INA
The Prime Minister General Commander of the Armed Forces, Adel Abdul Mahdi held an expanded meeting at the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense.
According to a government statement received by a summary of the work of the ministry and its needs and priorities of work and the ratification of contracts.The Iraqi army has a well-established and well-known tradition and, besides being a solid institution, has the flexibility to exchange views through its official bodies, he said praising the work of commanders officers and ranks in the Ministry of Defence.
I have clearly noted the accuracy and regularity of work in the ministry and its formations since I assumed the responsibility of the ministry by proxyand this is evidence of the legacy of this institution and the establishment of its traditions,he said.
The Prime Minister called on the continuation of the work in accordance with the current situation and the strengthening of the capabilities of our armed forces pledging to work with the utmost effort to support the efforts of the military establishment and provide the necessary requirements to carry out its national role.The meeting was attended by the Chief of Staff of the Army, senior commanders, officers, aides, inspectors, advisers, a number of senior commanders, officials and directors of the Ministry of Defense.
Translated by Harith.A.Hasan
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