Basra Govt Discusses With The Dutch Ambassador, Investment, Agriculture And Gas

Basra The First Deputy Governor of Basra, Muhammad Taher Al-Tamimi, discussed with the new Dutch ambassador to Iraq, Michel Rentenaar, a number of files related to oil and gas, agriculture and investment in the province.

Al-Tamimi stressed during the meeting, according to a statement by his media office, the importance of expanding joint cooperation between the two sides in the economic, investment and agricultural fields, and benefiting from Dutch experiences in developing the agricultural sector by exploiting the groundwater in Safwan, Umm Qasr and Zubair, considering that the Netherlands is the second largest exporter of agricultural products in the world.

The deputy governor of Basra stated that “the local government will support all Dutch companies wishing to invest in the field of gas, and they will be the first to support them in terms of security and logistical.”

Source: National Iraqi News Agency