Baghdad - INA
Photographer - Safa Alwan
The reporter of the Iraqi News Agency, who is in a press interview with one of the oud makers in Baghdad, did not know that he was meeting with the celebrity producer. Despite his small and old workshop located in the Salhia area, the accuracy of the sticks made by the craftsman Laith Fuad Jihad attracted celebrities and made them Continuous contact with him, whether in Iraq or abroad.
I started working in this profession since 1987 in the workshop of his father Fouad Jihad, who was also working in the manufacture of sticks.
He continued: Since practicing this profession, I have produced more than 305 works for many famous artists such as Kazem Saher and the well known musician Naseer Shamma and musician Mustafa Zaer, Sami Nasim, Salim Salim, Ali Hassan, Sadik Jafar and Mohammed Attar and many names Iraqi and Arab.
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.