Speaker of parliament Mohammed Al- Halbosi discussed on Thursday with the Minister of Commerce and Industry Kuwaiti Khalid Al-Roudhan and his accompanying delegation bilateral relations between the two countries and means of enhancing joint cooperation in all fields.
Al-Halbosi stressed the keenness of Iraq to strengthen economic, trade relations, investment and development, and his efforts to build international relations with all, noting that "Iraq and Kuwait have a great opportunity to develop relations and economic cooperation, praising the Amir of Kuwait positions to support the expansion prospects of cooperation between the two countries.
Parliament speaker urged Kuwait to contribute to the reconstruction campaign, activating the investment with Iraq and revival the free zones between the two countries and there should be a priority in operation of Iraqi labor within Kuwait's planned investment in the country.
The Kuwaiti delegation expressed its support for stability of Iraq, opening the prospects for economic and investment cooperation and the promotion of partnership in interest of both countries and peoples.
At the end of the meeting, a memorandum of cooperation was signed between the two countries in all fields.
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.