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News & Announcements

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Foreign Minister Meets with his Austrian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Austrian Foreign Minister Mr. Alexander Schallenberg. The two sides discussed aspects of bilateral relations between the two countries and ways of enhancing them in various fields.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 24, 2019 Tue, Sep 24, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with Dr. Rola Dashti, Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA)

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Dr. Rola Dashti, Executive Secretary of ESCWA. The two sides discussed the importance of cooperation between the ESCWA and Iraq in an effective manner, working to provide opportunities for economic well-being and social development, and enhancing cooperation among member countries to achieve regional integration in the UN reform project.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Sep 21, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

President Meets with Emir of Kuwait

President Salih visited with His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, on the sidelines of the United Nations General Assembly meetings today.
His Excellency was pleased to hear about the Emir’s excellent health and Kuwait’s progress on a number of fronts.
The President wished His Highness good health and wellness, and extended a message to all Kuwaitis, wishing them progress and prosperity.
President Salih expressed Iraq's strong interest in regional stability so as to allow for the advancement of economic progress for all.

Mon, Sep 23, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Foreign Minister Participates in Iraqi Delegation to the Climate Summit in the Presence of President Dr. Barham Saleh.

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim Ali participated in the Climate Summit in the Iraqi delegation headed by the President of the Republic Dr. Barham Saleh.
The Summit took place at United Nations Headquarters in New York, and aims to mobilize support for an international agreement on climate change, and work on the ground in all sectors and discuss national action.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Sep 23, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Press statement / Ministry of Foreign Affairs

The Foreign Ministry Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Turkish Government to Retrieve 80 Antiquities Taken out Illegally from the Country and Found by Turkish Authorities in 2008.

Mon, Sep 23, 2019 Mon, Sep 23, 2019

President Arrives in Erbil

President Salih arrived in Erbil this afternoon.
His Excellency was received by Mr. Nechirvan Barzani, President of Iraqi Kurdistan Region, and Mr. Firsat Sofi, the Governor of Erbil, at the Erbil International Airport, along with various senior staff.
President Salih plans on holding meetings with a number of senior officials in the Kurdistan Region to discuss lingering issues between the Federal Iraqi Government and the Iraqi Kurdistan Regional Government.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Reconstruction Board Bill Sent to Parliament After Approval by Council of Ministers

On Tuesday, September 17, 2019, the Council of Ministers approved the draft law that would create a Reconstruction Board. It will now be jointly submitted to the House of Representatives by the Presidency of the Republic and the Council of Ministers.
The draft law provides a framework for quickly launching major infrastructure projects across the country, including roads, bridges, airports, and seaports.
The draft law also aims at alleviating general unemployment by promoting investment, employing a wide array of capable individuals in a variety of different sectors.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

Parl. Speaker receives former US Ambassador Robert Ford

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Tuesday received former US Ambassador to Iraq and researcher at the Middle East Institute in Washington Robert Ford.

During the meeting, H.E. the Speaker discussed the political developments in Iraq and the security stability achieved after the victory in the war against ISIS terrorist organization.

Tue, Sep 17, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi arrives in the Chinese city of Hebei to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, presiding over a large delegation arrived Thursday morning in the city of Hebei in the People's Republic of China of a large delegation, to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization and to give a speech at the conference, attended by many officials from different countries of the World and major Chinese companies' CEO.

Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-AbadiFri, Sep 20, 2019 Fri, Sep 20, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi arrives in the Chinese city of Hebei to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization

September - 15 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, presiding over a large delegation arrived Thursday morning in the city of Hebei in the People's Republic of China of a large delegation, to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization and to give a speech at the conference, attended by many officials from different countries of the World and major Chinese companies' CEO.
The Conference starts tomorrow will begin with a speech by the President of the People's Republic of China.

Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi Thu, Sep 19, 2019 Thu, Sep 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives U.K., French and Germany ambassadors to Baghdad

September - 7 – 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeThu, Sep 19, 2019 Thu, Sep 19, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi arrives in the Chinese city of Hebei to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, presiding over a large delegation arrived Thursday morning in the city of Hebei in the People's Republic of China of a large delegation, to participate in the World Conference on Industrialization and to give a speech at the conference, attended by many officials from different countries of the World and major Chinese companies' CEO.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Sep 15, 2019 Thu, Sep 19, 2019

Statement / Media Office of the Prime Minister

September - 15 – 2019

Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Sep 15, 2019 Mon, Sep 16, 2019

The Joint Iraqi-Tunisian Committee Holds its 16th Session in Tunis

The Iraqi-Tunisian Joint Committee held its meeting in Tunis under the chairmanship of Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim from the Iraqi side, while the Tunisian side was headed by Foreign Minister Mr. Khemaies Jhinaoui
The two sides expressed their keenness to expand the base of joint cooperation between Baghdad and Tunisia in various fields, especially in the fields of politics, security, economy, culture, industry, agriculture, tourism, transport and banking sector, in addition to activating the signed memorandums of understanding in a systematic manner.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 11, 2019 Thu, Sep 12, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives SRSG for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received, this day, The SRSG for Iraq Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, they discussed collaboration between Iraq and UN, the positive development which Iraq witnessed in the security, economy and the government plans to develop the economy sector, development, strengthening security, stability in the humanitarian field and IDP's issues.

Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Sep 11, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Al-Halboosi offers condolences to martyrs of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him)

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi on Tuesday, expressed his deep sadness at the martyrdom of a number of visitors and the injury of others, due to cases of stampede and suffocation during the visit of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him) in Karbala, calling on the local government, security services, the Ministry of Health and concerned authorities to mobilize all efforts to rescue the injured.

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Al-Halboosi condoles Iraqi people and Islamic nation on Imam Hussein’s martyrdom anniversary

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi offered his condolences to the Iraqi people and the Islamic nation on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein (peace be upon him).

“By the tenth of Muharram, we condolence the Iraqi people and the Islamic nation on the anniversary of the martyrdom of Imam Hussein and his family (peace be upon them) in the timeless incident of Tuff area,” H.E. said.

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Iraq’s Victory over ISIS Embodies the Values of Hussein’s Revolution, President Salih Says at Ashura Ceremony

Imam Hussein bin Ali (peace be upon him) always calls to us to follow the paths of freedom, goodness, raising awareness of social issues, and peace, President Salih said in a speech delivered in Iraqi Kurdistan today.

Mon, Sep 9, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

President Mourns Loss of Life at Imam Hussein Shrine, Demands Investigations

President Salih expressed his deep condolences and sympathy to the families of those lost and injured during a stampede in Karbala today.
His Excellency called on all Iraqis to care for the families of those affected by this tragic incident.
During a phone call with Nassif Al-Khattabi, the Governor of Karbala, the President noted his deep appreciation for the efforts being made by the local government’s various departments to ensure those injured could be helped and assisted as quickly as possible. He was also moved by reports of individual citizens immediately working to... Read more...

Tue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets with his Egyptian Counterpart Mr. Sameh Shoukry

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with his Egyptian counterpart Mr. Sameh Shoukry on the sidelines of the League of Arab States 152nd ordinary session at the ministerial level.
Minister Alhakim expressed Iraq’s pride in the historical and strategic relations linking Baghdad and Cairo in its political, economic, security and cultural dimensions.

Iraqi Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Sep 10, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

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