Baghdad Iraq participated in the meetings of the 131st session of the Council of the Federation of Arab Chambers, which was held in Dubai during the period from 8 to 10 June.
The Iraqi delegation was headed by Abd al-Razzaq al-Zuhairi, head of the Federation of Iraqi Chambers of Commerce, who had an active and important presence. It resulted in Iraq obtaining membership in the Executive Committee, as well as Baghdad’s hosting of the next meeting of the Council of the Federation of Arab Chambers, which was acceptable to all participants.
The delegation also held talks with the Federation of Gulf Chambers in the context of seeking to strengthen economic, trade and investment relations with all regional and international chambers of commerce. The meeting resulted in the establishment of the Iraqi- Gulf Forum, which will be held in Abu Dhabi at the beginning of September of this year, which will be the nucleus for the beginning of the Iraqi -Gulf work, with the participation of all the Gulf states, and in the official presence of both sides, from the ministers of the countries, the General Secretariat and a large number of businessmen. The purpose of it is economic integration and expansion by establishing business between Iraq and the Gulf states.
Al-Zuhairi said: “The Iraqi-Gulf Forum includes wide sectors of infrastructure, agriculture, energy, transportation, banking, education and health.. We will have a month ahead of us to prepare for this forum.. wishing from the government side to help us to establish and succeed this great forum because it will be a broad gateway for Iraq to cooperate with its Arab brothers.”
Al-Zuhairi also met on the sidelines of the forum with the Iraqi Ambassador, Dhafer Al-Jubouri, who visited the delegation at his residence and discussed the issue of interest in civilization and the UAE’s support for this file .. as the UAE had previously adopted support for the reconstruction of Al-Nuri Mosque in Mosul.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency