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Al-Halboosi meets US House of representatives Speaker

The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi accompanied by a parliamentary delegation, met the US Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi.

‏The meeting discussed enhancing bilateral relations, activating parliamentary friendship committees and continuing joint cooperation in all fields.

‏The meeting affirmed the openness of Iraq to the international community to proceed with reconstruction and investment by attracting international companies, including US companies, as well as providing job opportunities for citizens and eliminating unemployment.

Wed, Mar 27, 2019 Wed, Mar 27, 2019

The Foreign Ministry Celebrates International Women's Day

Foreign Ministry organized a celebration on the occasion of International Women's Day with the participation of Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim attended by the Special Representative of the Secretary-General of the United Nations, Ms. Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, members of the Iraqi Council of Representatives, and representatives of diplomatic missions and international organizations.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Mar 14, 2019 Thu, Mar 14, 2019

The signing of a number of memorandums of understanding in the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran Dr. Hassan Rouhani

In the presence of His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Dr. Hassan Rouhani, in Baghdad this evening and at the end of the joint talks' session, a number of memoranda of understanding were signed in the fields of oil, trade, health and transport for the establishment of railways between Basra and Shalamjah, visas facilitating to Businessmen and investors.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeMon, Mar 11, 2019 Tue, Mar 12, 2019

WHILE RECEIVING HIS IRANIAN COUNTERPART, PRESIDENT SALIH: BUILDING DISTINGUISHED RELATIONS WITH IRAN AND DEVELOP THEM WILL BE FOR THE BENEFIT OF IRAQ AND THE REGION IN GENERAL

President Barham Salih received Dr. Hassan Rouhani, the President of the Islamic Republic of Iran, at Assalam Palace in Baghdad on Monday, March 11, 2019.
An official reception was held. The national anthems of the two countries were played after which the two Presidents inspected the Presidential Guards.

Iraqi Presidency (Office of the President of Iraq)Iraqi Presidency logoMon, Mar 11, 2019 Mon, Mar 11, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi and Iranian President Dr. Hassan Rouhani chaired Joint talks' session

security and stability, they seek cooperation in the economic, trade fields and many of the joint files, especially oil, agriculture, reconstruction, investment, health, transport, industrial zones and border crossings.

The meeting was attended by the ministers of foreign affairs, interior, industry and mines and the governor of the Central Bank of Iran, The meeting was also attended by number of Under Secretary of several ministries and the ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Baghdad, as well as senior officials and advisers.

Mon, Mar 11, 2019 Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Congratulation

Every year on 8 March, the world celebrates International Women's Day, a day that means focusing on the historical struggle of women. It is a celebration of the achievements and contributions of women in society. We wish women the blessing, congratulations and wish her qualitative humanitarian achievement.

Sun, Mar 10, 2019 Mon, Mar 11, 2019

Foreign Minister Holds Bilateral Discussions with Iranian Counterpart Mohammad Javad Zarif

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif in Baghdad to discuss relations between Baghdad and Teheran.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSun, Mar 10, 2019 Mon, Mar 11, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi: We look forward to starting a new phase of cooperation between the three authorities

March - 9– 2019

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeSat, Mar 9, 2019 Sat, Mar 9, 2019

President Salih Congratulates the Iraqi Women and Women of the World on the International Women's Day

President Barham Salih on Friday, March 8, 2019, congratulated Iraqi Women and women of the world on the occasion of their International Day.
In a message on the occasion, His Excellency asserted that the Women's Day comes this year as we remember the pioneering role of Iraqi women in the journey of life and their serious efforts to gain their legitimate rights to contribute to the building of the Iraqi society.
The following is the full text:
In the name of Allah the Merciful

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeFri, Mar 8, 2019 Fri, Mar 8, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives The Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Dr.Denise Natali

March - 6 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received this day in his office, The Assistant Secretary for the Bureau of Conflict and Stabilization Operations Dr.Denise Natali and her accompanying delegation.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Mar 6, 2019 Wed, Mar 6, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives a call from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

March - 6 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received a phone call from U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo,
During the call, it's confirmed the following, the legal framework for the international coalition forces work, including the US forces operating in Iraq, whose task is to combat Daesh, training of Iraqi forces and the non-establishment of foreign bases, in according with Iraqi approvals.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Mar 6, 2019 Wed, Mar 6, 2019

PRESIDENT SALIH DURING GREETING HIS PALESTINIAN COUNTERPART: A NECESSITY TO EXERT EFFORTS TO ACHIEVE THE HOPES OF THE PALESTINIAN PEOPLE AND REALIZE THEIR FULL LEGITIMATE RIGHTS

President Barham Salih received H.E. Mahmoud Abbas, the Palestinian President and his accompanying delegation, at the Presidential Office in Baghdad on Monday, March 4, 2019.
An official welcoming ceremony was held. The national anthems of the two countries were played. The two Presidents inspected the Presidential Guards who lined up to salute them.
His Excellency expressed his great pleasure and welcomed the visit of the Palestinian President to Iraq, wishing him a fruitful and successful visit.

Mon, Mar 4, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption holds its sixth session chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi

The Supreme Council for Combating Corruption held its sixth session chaired by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi

At the beginning of the meeting, His Excellency Prime Minister welcomed the representative of the civil society organizations that concerned with combating corruption as an observer,

Iraq Prime Minister Dr. Haider Al-AbadiSun, Mar 3, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

Foreign Minister Holds a Telephone Conversation with his Iranian Counterpart

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim held a telephone conversation with Iranian Foreign Minister Mr. Mohammad Javad Zarif.

Minister Alhakim expressed Baghdad's interest in promoting bilateral cooperation between the two countries in various fields.

Both sides reviewed the overall bilateral relations between the two neighboring countries, and the common willingness to strengthen these relations, as well as the latest developments in the regional and international arenas.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsSat, Mar 2, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

Foreign Minister Participates in Session of the Council of League of Arab States on Ministerial Level

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim will participate in the 151st regular Session of the Council of the League of Arab States which is scheduled to take place in Cairo on the 6th of March.

It is hoped that his Excellency will meet with several of his counterparts in the framework of discussing bilateral relations and deliberating on regional and international issues of common concern.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsMon, Mar 4, 2019 Mon, Mar 4, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives the Chairman of the Iraqi-British Business Council Baroness Emma Nicholson

February - 10 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received this day in his office, the Chairman of the Iraqi-British Business Council Baroness Emma Nicholson, they discussed joint cooperation between Iraqi and British businessmen, companies and the proposed investment projects in Iraq.

His Excellency confirmed that the stability of Iraq provides an opportunity to increase the efforts of construction and reconstruction, welcoming cooperation between Iraqi and British companies within the framework of the Business Council.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Feb 10, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi presides The Supreme Coordination Committee among the governorates

The Supreme Coordination Committee among the governorates held its second meeting / third session in Baghdad this morning presided by His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi, while Governors, members of provincial councils, Minister of Finance, Construction and Housing, a number of general managers and advisors were attended the meeting.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeWed, Feb 27, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi calls Egyption President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi

February - 28 – 2019

His Excellency Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi spoke via phone with the Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, renewing his condolence and consolation to the Government and the People of fraternal Egyptian, sympathizing with the families of the victims of a train collision in the Ramses station in Cairo.

His Excellency confirmed that what happens to the people of Egypt affect the Iraqi people, praying to Allah for the victims of the tragic accident to hold them in his mercy, and wishing for the wounded a quick recovery.

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsThu, Feb 28, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

H.E. Prime Minister Adil Abd Al-Mahdi receives The Commander of United States Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel

His Excellency Prime Minister, Commander-in-Chief of the Armed Forces Adil Abd Al-Mahdi received this day in his office, The Commander of United States Central Command Gen. Joseph Votel on the occasion of Completion of his Duties.

They discussed the cooperation in the war against Daesh Terrorist gang, training, the positive developments in Iraq, the Government's tendencies to promote security, stability, and the reconstruction of liberated and affected cities, as well as efforts to eliminate the remnants of Daesh in Syria.

Iraq Prime Minister's Media OfficeSun, Feb 17, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019

Foreign Minister Meets UN High Commissioner for Refugees in Geneva

Foreign Minister Mohamad A. Alhakim met with UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Mr. Filippo Grandi in Geneva on the sidelines of the 40th session of the Human Rights Council.

The meeting discussed the humanitarian situation in Iraq and stressed the need of Iraq for the efforts of the United Nations and humanitarian organizations because the legacy of the war on terror was very strong on the Iraqis and called for the importance of expanding the work of the UNHCR and providing more necessary supplies for displaced families , expressing thanks and appreciation for the efforts... Read more...

Iraq Ministry of Foreign AffairsTue, Feb 26, 2019 Fri, Mar 1, 2019