Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi received on Thursday Iranian minister of oil Beijin Zangana and his companion delegation.
Prime minister media office said that Abdul Mahdi stressed on the depth bilateral relations between the two brotherly countries, the two neighboring peoples and important of strengthen in fields that serves the interests of the two countries foremost cooperation in oil and gas fields.
On his part Iranian minister expressed his country's pride in the level of relations with Iraq and looking forward to develop it, hope to achieve more cooperation and meet the needs of gas to Iraq. He also congratulated the Prime Minister on his assumption of government presidency and work on the stability and prosperity of Iraqi economy.
Saleh Abdullah, Minister of Industry and Minerals, opened a factory of asphalt coatings in Anbar province, which is considred the first industrial project there after liberating the province, INA's correspondent said.