Iraqi Foreign Minister, Muhammad Ali al-Hakim, discussed on Monday with his Saudi counterpart the strengthening of bilateral relations between the two countries.
A statement by the Foreign Ministry, copy of which was received by the INA, discloses that ‘al-Hakim has made a phone call to the new Saudi foreign minister, Ibrahim al-Assaf, to congratulate and wish him success in his new mission as foreign minister of Saudi Arabia.’
The statement explains also that the call involved ‘discussing, as well as strengthening, the bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries through the Iraqi-Saudi ministerial coordination council, along with the latest events in the region.’ also ‘stressing on the strengthening of relationships through continuous communication and consultation between the two sides to the best interests of the two brotherly nations and the region.’
PM Adel Abdul-Mahdi received in his official office the Qatari Minister of Commerce and Industry Ali bin Ahmed Al-Kurai and his accompanying delegation.
The parliament speaker Mohammed Al-Halbousi discussed with the Qatari minister of commerce Ali Bin Ahmed Al-Kawari and his companion delegation, the cooperation economic and investment files between the two countries with the activate the investment file and benefiting from the experiences of Qatari companies and their contribution to reconstruction, according to the statement of parliament speaker office.