Baghdad - INA
Foreign Minister Mohammad Ali al-Hakim received a copy of the credentials of Mr. Chang Tao, ambassador of the People's Republic of China to Baghdad.
The meeting reviewed the bilateral relations between Baghdad and Beijing, ways of supporting them and developing them to serve the interests of the two friendly countries.
Al-Hakim said that Baghdad pays special attention to the development of bilateral relations, expressing the ministry's readiness to provide all that would make the mission of the Chinese diplomatic mission in Baghdad succeed and achieve common interests.
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.