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King and Iraqi PM oversee inking of several pacts

PM meets King Salman in Saudi
Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and Prime Minister of Iraq Adil Abdul-Mahdi oversaw the signing of agreements and memoranda of understanding and cooperation between the two countries at a ceremony held at Al-Yamamah Palace in Riyadh on Wednesday, the Saudi Gazette reported.

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) in the field of political consultations was signed by Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Assaf and his Iraqi counterpart Mohammad Ali Al-Hakim.

A program of mutual recognition of product conformity certificates was inked by Minister of Commerce and Investment Majed Al-Qasabi and Iraqi Minister of Planning Dr. Nouri Sabah Al-Dulaimi.

An investment promotion and protection agreement was signed by Al-Qasabi and Head of the Iraqi National Investment Authority Sami Raouf Al-Araji. Minister of Environment, Water and Agriculture Abdurrahman Al-Fadhli and Iraqi Minister of Agriculture Dr. Salih Al-Husni signed a MoU for cooperation in the field of agriculture.

An MoU in the field of industry and mineral wealth was signed by Saudi Minister of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources Eng. Khalid Al-Falih and Iraqi Minister of Industry and Minerals Dr. Salih Al-Jaburi. Another MoU for cooperation in the field of oil and gas was signed Al-Falih and Iraqi Minister of Oil Thamir Ghadban.

An MoU in the field of electric energy was signed by Al-Falih and Iraqi Minister of Electricity, Dr. Luay Hamid Al-Khatib. MoU in the field of maritime transport and another to regulate passenger operations and transportation of goods on land roads were signed by Minister of Transport Dr. Nabil Al-Amoudi and Iraqi Minister of Transportation Eng. Abdullah Luaybi Al-Malki.

Minister of Education Dr. Hamad Al Al-Sheikh and Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Qusay Abdul Wahab Al-Suhail signed a MoU on scientific and educational cooperation between the Ministry of Education and the Iraqi Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research and another one between the Ministry of Education and the Iraqi Ministry of Education.

An MoU for cultural cooperation was inked by Minister of the State and Member of the Cabinet Mohammed Al-Sheikh and Iraqi Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research Dr. Qusay Abdul Wahab Al-Suhail.

A technical cooperation program was signed by Governor of the Saudi Standards, Meterology and Quality Organization Saad Al-Qasabi and Technical Undersecretary of Iraqi Ministry of Planning Dr. Maher Hammadi Jouhan. Chairman of the Saudi Electricity Company Dr. Khalid Al-Sultan and Iraqi Minister of Electricity Dr. Luay Hamid Al-Khatib signed a MoU to study the feasibility of the electrical grid.
Last Modified: Thursday، 18 April 2019 12:47 PM
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