Korean special envoy to Iraq Han Byung-do reiterated his
country's support on Iraq and earnest desire to promote relations between the
During his meeting with Iraqi President Barham Salih on Monday, Byung-do expressed South Korea's willingness to contribute to the reconstruction efforts in Iraq, which aims at promoting Iraq's prosperity and development, a statement by Salih's office said.
For his part, Salih hailed the development of bilateral relations between the two countries and their steady growth.
He also stressed the importance of active participation of Korean companies and businessmen by investing in Iraq in the sectors of energy, industry and the reconstruction of liberated cities and other areas.
Byung-do met earlier on Monday with Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abd al-Mahdi, during which the latter affirmed Iraq's appreciation of the Iraqi-Korean relations, according to a statement by the prime minister's office.
Abd al-Mahdi also praised the South Korean "successful experiment that Iraq aspires to benefit from, especially in the fields of building, reconstruction and investment," the statement read.