Baghdad - INA
President of the Republic Dr.Barham Salih received senior British defense adviser Sir John Lorimer.
The importance of upgrading the bilateral relations between the two countries at various levels to the benefit of the two friendly peoples is commendable, he said, praising the active role played by Britain in the international coalition to combat terrorism.
For his part, Lorimer reiterated his country's support for the stability of Iraq and its prosperity, expressing its readiness to contribute effectively to the strengthening and building of the training and armament capabilities of the Iraqi armed forces.
Directorate of Military Intelligence arrested, on Monday, a terrorist in Saqlawiya in Al-Anbar province.
Central Bank of Iraq launched, on Monday, a project to counter desertification at Al-Mada'in district, which comes within "Tamkeen" (Enable) initiative, accomplished in cooperation with Private Banks League and the Ministry of Agriculture.