Iraq’s Minister of Trade, Dr. Mohammed Hashim Al-Ani, to head the Iraqi delegation to the works of the ministerial meeting of the economic and social council at the Arab League due to be held in Cairo on Thursday.
Iraq’s delegation to the meetings of the high ranking officials headed by Adil Al-Masoudi, director general of the external economic relations directorate, has handed the chairmanship of the economic and social council to Emad al-Ajmi, representative Oman Sultanate, during the Council’s meeting on the high-ranking officials level, on Tuesday, which discussed the approval of an agreement on transit transportation among Arab countries.
A statement by the Ministry, which INA received a copy of, said that Al-Ani to head the Iraqi delegation to the works of the 103rd regular session of the economic and social council at the Arab League, after heading the Iraqi delegation to the works of the 102nd regular session and the extraordinary session of the economic and social council that preceded the economic and social development summit held in Beirut, Lebanon recently.
The Prime Minister stressed the need to increase electricity production and stability during the coming summer and to fulfill the ministry's commitments to improve the electrical system.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi received on Wednesday the chief executive of the British Petroleum Group, Bob Dudley, who expressed the company's desire to work in Iraq and his admiration for plans to stabilize and develop the economy.
Iraq's representative to the United Nations Mohammad Bahr al-Ulum said the government's success in providing salaries for all employees in 2019, including Peshmerga fighters.
Kuwait's ambassador to the United Nations, Ambassador Mansour al-Otaibi, reiterated Wednesday his country's full support for Iraq.