The first sessions of talks started in Baghdad on Wednesday between Iraqi Trade Minister and his Kuwaiti counterpart; aiming to develop commercial exchange between the two countries.
Ina correspondent said : “Iraqi Trade Minister Muhamad Al-Ani discussed with Kuwaiti counterpart ‘Khalid Naser Al-Roudan’ (upon arriving to Baghdad, heading a delegation of Kuwaiti officials and company managers) ways of enhancing trade cooperation”. Adding that... “Al-Ani welcomed the Kuwaiti delegation for accepting the invitation to attend the meetings with managers of governmental and private companies”.
On his side Al-Roudan also thanked the Iraqi Minister for extending the invitation, saying to Ina correspondent: “the amount of trade between Iraq and Kuwait is small; not mounting to the size of the relationship and love between the two brotherly countries. The Kuwaiti delegation will meet with the Iraqi private sector; as there are representatives of the Kuwaiti private sector; to enhance the trade between the two sides”.
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.
Qatari trade minister Ali bin Ahmed al-Kuwari said on Sunday that trade with Iraq had risen to 120 percent.