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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.

Iraq 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.

Iraq 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

Iraq 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.

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

Statement / Media Office of the Prime Minister

September - 15 – 2019

Iraq 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.

Iraq 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.

Iraq 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.

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

Foreign Minister Meets Secretary General of the League of Arab States

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States to discuss the overall political and security situation in Iraq and the region.

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

The Foreign Minister Presides over First Session of Meeting of Ministers Council and Gives Speech

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim gave the opening speech at the first session of the Ministerial Council at its 152nd regular session at the level of Foreign Ministers.
Minister Alhakim’s speech included an update on the situation in the Arab region, including: Iraq’s urging Arab and regional countries and the international community to support the new Sudanese government to achieve stability and maintain the unity of Sudan, stressing the continuation of support for the Palestinian issue, raising the momentum for demanding the legitimate rights of the Palestinian people, and... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 11, 2019 Wed, Sep 11, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets Secretary General of the League of Arab States

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Mr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit, Secretary-General of the League of Arab States to discuss the overall political and security situation in Iraq and the region.
Minister Alhakim called for joint action to resolve regional problems to achieve peace and stability in the region.

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

Foreign Minister Meets US Assistant Secretary of State Mr. David Schenker

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim met with US Assistant of State Mr. David Schenker during which they discussed bilateral relations between Baghdad and Washington and the importance of continuing to work for the common interests of both countries.

Minister Alhakim reviewed the government’s efforts in combating terrorism, and the threat it poses which requires concerted efforts by the international community to eradicate it, in addition to the efforts to rebuild Iraq’s infrastructure.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 4, 2019 Thu, Sep 5, 2019

Foreign Minister Attends the Start of Planning and Budget Committee of Asian Parliaments

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended the start of the meeting of the Planning and Budget Committee of Asian Parliaments with the participation of a number of high-level government officials, Speaker of the Council of Representatives, Mr. Mohammed Halbousi , Members of the Council and ambassadors of countries accredited to Baghdad.
The conference aims to develop visions for security, peace and development for all countries, remove barriers to strengthen relations and activate common interests with the current situation in the region and Asia.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Sep 4, 2019 Wed, Sep 4, 2019

President Receives Special Representative of the UN Secretary-General for Iraq

President Barham Salih welcomed Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, the Special Representative of the Secretary General of the United Nations for Iraq, to the Presidential Office in Baghdad today.
The President emphasized the international organization’s critical role in Iraq, citing efforts the UN has made to support the democratic process across the country as well as highlighting the importance of Iraq as a potential trusted actor that could help reduce regional tension and consolidate international peace and security.

Sun, Sep 1, 2019 Sun, Sep 1, 2019

President Mourns Passing of Secretary General of the Union of Iraqi Writers

President Salih sent a letter of condolences today to the national cultural and literary community upon hearing about the tragic passing of the Secretary General of the Union of Iraqi Writers, Ibrahim al-Khayat.
The following is the text of the condolence from President Salih:
In the name of Allah, most merciful and most gracious,
With heavy hearts, we are stunned to learn the tragic news about the passing of one of Iraq’s great writers and poets, Ibrahim al-Khayat.

Wed, Aug 28, 2019 Thu, Aug 29, 2019

The Foreign Minister Receives Telephone Call from his British Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mr. Mohamad A. Alhakim received a phone call from the new British Foreign Secretary Mr. Dominic Raab.
Mr. Alhakim congratulated him on the occasion of his appointment as UK Foreign Secretary.
The two ministers discussed ways of enhancing cooperation in various fields, especially security and intelligence coordination and efforts to combat terrorism, and serve common interests Of the two friendly countries.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsWed, Aug 28, 2019 Thu, Aug 29, 2019