INA - BAGHDAD
Minister of Foreign Affairs Muhammed Ali al-Hakeem met the Speaker of Swedish Parliament and the Foreign Relations Committee Andreas Norlén.
Al-Hakeem asserted that Iraq is interested in Trade and Economic cooperation with Sweden and he called on exchanging visits between the two countries, especially the parliamentary ones.
This meeting represents the keenness to elevate the communication between the two countries and maintaining the strong ties in addition to make dialogues regarding dealing with different cases and the regional challenges that Iraq is calling to find sustainable solutions for providing stability in the region.
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.