Iraqi Minister of Culture, Tourism and Antiquities, Abdul Amir Al-Hamdani, called on Tuesday for the establishment of an Association for the protection of relics of antiquity and prevent smuggling them abroad.
In a sideline speech he gave during the opening of the 12th International Tourism Fair in Iran, which was attended by the INA correspondent, Al-Hamdani suggested establishing an association by countries of origin, such as China, India, Iran and Iraq, that facilitates cooperation for the protection of relics and prevent smuggling them abroad.
President of the House of Representatives Mohamed Halbousi received the Commander of Central Command General Joseph Votel and his delegation on the occasion of the end of his duties.
Dr. Barham Salih received at the Peace Palace in Baghdad the President of the US Central Command General Joseph Leonard Votel and his accompanying delegation.
The chief of staff of the army, General Othman al-Ghanmi, received the commander of the coalition forces in the Middle East and the accompanying delegation.
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.
Members of the Iraqi parliamentary delegation participate in the meetings of the permanent parliamentary committees in the Arab parliament on Monday.