Baghdad Wednesday, August 11, 2021,- Foreign Minister Fuad Hussein met the President of the Republic of Pakistan, Arif Alvi, and they discussed ways to strengthen and develop bilateral relations between the two countries on issues of common interest, the most important of which is the security aspect to achieve the common interest of the two friendly countries.

The two sides affirmed their keenness to develop and consolidate bilateral and economic relations between the two countries.

The Minister stressed that Iraq is looking forward to building economic partnerships with a number of countries in the world in order to rebuild and rehabilitate the infrastructure.

The two sides touched on the latest political developments in Iraq and the region, where the Minister stressed that Iraq is about to complete the requirements for holding free and fair parliamentary elections that restore the street’s confidence in the political system. He also indicated that Iraq is working to reduce regional tensions and urged all parties to renounce violence and giving priority to the language of dialogue to achieve lasting stability that serves the peoples of the region.

For his part, the Pakistani president commended the size of the developed relationship between the two friendly countries, and ways to develop them, stressing his country’s support for the Iraqi government in its war against terrorism and extremism, and its efforts to fight corruption and build the state, stressing that Iraq can restore its economic and political effectiveness.

The Pakistani President expressed his vision for the ongoing initiatives within the Iraqi foreign policy and highly valued them, and wished the next meeting of Iraq’s neighbors every success to achieve the interests of Iraq and the region.

Source: National Iraqi News Agency