Trade through Gwadar, Basra Seaports to Bring Revolution in Iraq-Pakistan Economic Cooperaion – Ambassador Iraq

ISLAMABAD:Ambassador of Iraq to Pakistan H.E Hamid Abbas Lafta has said, Iraq and Pakistan enjoy the best relationship and that by initiating  trade through Gwadar and Basra seaports the  relations  between the two countries can bring revolution in bilateral cooperation. Both  sides are committed to fostering their multilateral relationship and that Pakistani manpower  has a vast spectrum in the fields of agriculture, medical and petro-chemical in Iraq. He stated this in a meeting with ICCI delegation that called on him at his office.
The Ambassador said that the  two countries also enjoy exemplary ties in the field of defence and  Iraq has recently procured a complete package of Super Mushahk from Pakistan.Both the countries always demonstrate complete harmony at regional and international forums, adding that Iraq is a country of opportunities with a strong economy, having an annual budget of $110 billion and wants to promote ties with all the countries.
He mentioned that although both Pakistan and Iraq  are bonded in strong relationships yet the trade relations are at the lowest level which need to be enhanced and  for this purpose the Chambers of both sides can play  a significant role.
The envoy further said that the Iraqi government has unveiled its national action plan for the investments and the Pakistani businessmen have to come forward to avail these opportunities. The doors of his embassy are open for the business community  and that the Embassy will feel pride in sharing Iraq’s business opportunities for the benefit of the business community.

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