Egypt’s PM chairs joint Higher Committee meetings in Iraq


Sat, 31 Oct 2020 - 12:42 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli

CAIRO -31 October2020: Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli on Saturday arrived in the Iraqi capital, Baghdad, leading a top-level ministerial delegation to the Egyptian-Iraqi Higher Committee.


The preparatory meetings of the committee kicked off on Wednesday, while today's main sessions are set to be co-chaired by the Egyptian and Iraqi premiers.

The Egyptian delegation comprises the ministers of electricity and renewable energy, petroleum, manpower, international cooperation, health, housing, transport, civil aviation as well as trade and industry.


The CEO of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones alongside a host of other officials also accompany Madbouli to Baghdad.

Several Egyptian and Iraqi businessmen will take part in the joint committee talks and the business forum, which is set to be held on the sidelines of the committee.

During his visitMadbouli is scheduled to hold talks with senior Iraqi officials.

The current session of the higher committee tackles a set of files and topics of mutual interest, including participation in Iraq's reconstruction process, boosting economic cooperation, paving the way for Egyptian companies seeking to invest in Iraq along fostering trade exchange. 



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