Iraqi Foreign Minister (FM) Mohamed Alhakim met on Saturday with the UN Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia ESCWA’s executive secretary Rola Dashti to discuss enhancing economic integration.
During the meeting, the duo stressed the importance of enhancing effective cooperation between Iraq and the UN-affiliated organization.
They also called for working together to provide opportunities for economic welfare and social development, and to promote cooperation among member states to achieve regional integration.
For his part, Alhakim said that his country is looking forward to achieving the goals of sustainable development in coordination with all concerned bodies, including the ESCWA, in order to be able to face any economic challenges.
He also expressed that Iraq, in its capacity as head of the Arab ministerial council of the Arab League, will present a number of proposals that contribute to developing cooperation between the two organizations.