President Barham Salih discussed with Mr. António Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations, the Organization’s role in Iraq in various humanitarian fields, notably in assisting refugees, internally displaced persons, and forcibly displaced people and providing them with the necessary assistance,
During the meeting at His Excellency’s residence in Tunis on Sunday March 31, 2019, the President hailed the services provided by the United Nations in the liberated areas such as rehabilitating and reconstructing a number of service and health projects in addition to rendering assistance to those affected by ISIS’ terrorism.
His Excellency referred to the importance of the UN’s role in the success of the political process in Iraq.
For his part, Mr. Guterres valued President Salih’s efforts in converging views of the political parties in the country, and His Excellency’s support for the UN’s efforts as well as other humanitarian organizations to empower them to play their humanitarian role in the service of the Iraqi people.
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.