INA - BAGHDAD
PM Adel Abdul Mahdi received a phone call from the King of Jordan Abdullah bin Al-Hussein on Friday to offer his condolences over the incident of the sinking ferry in Mosul.
He asserted that Jordan stands by Iraq in better or worse and he expressed his country’s sadness for this incident and the pain it caused to the families of the victims as well.
Abdul Mahdi expressed his thanks to the King of Jordan and praised the Jordanian people’s stances towards Iraq and the condolences they have sent over this tragically incident.
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.