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Foreign Ministry clarifies Abdul Mahdi's visit to China at the end of the month
Foreign Ministry clarified the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to the People's Republic of China scheduled for the end of September.
"The Department of Asia and Australia in the Foreign Ministry organized last Wednesday, a consultative meeting for a number of representatives of Iraqi ministries and institutions," a ministry statement said Friday.
He added that "during the meeting discussed what has been reached on the memorandums of understanding and agreements that are expected to be signed during the Prime Minister's visit to the People's Republic of China at the end of this month, as well as issues that the Iraqi side would like to discuss with the Chinese side during the visit."
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Abdul Mahdi is visiting China and these are the most prominent files

Political | 10:50 - 07/09/2019

 
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BAGHDAD - Iraqi
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi plans to visit China at the end of this month to discuss the results of the memorandums of understanding and agreements between Baghdad and Beijing.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that "the Department of Asia and Australia in the ministry, organized a consultative meeting for a number of representatives of Iraqi ministries and institutions."
She pointed out that "the discussion was reached on the memorandums of understanding and agreements that are expected to be signed during the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, the People's Republic of China at the end of this month."
A large Chinese delegation arrived in Baghdad in April this year, representing the ruling Chinese Communist Party, to discuss about Chinese investments for the reconstruction of liberated areas. The delegation met with First Deputy Speaker Hassan al-Kaabi and discussed with him the coordination of Iraqi-Chinese cooperation in the fields of reconstruction, security and economy.

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Political optimism of the Prime Minister's upcoming visit to China

 
Baghdad / Muhannad Abdul Wahab
 
Deputies and experts in political and economic affairs expressed optimism about the future results of the forthcoming visit to Beijing by Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi at the end of September, hinting that the visit is important, especially to Iraq because of the openness and economic diversification it creates for the country. Some of these experts count on the visit to contribute to the "diversification of the sources of armaments", especially with the reluctance of some major countries of their commitments in this aspect with Iraq, while the Chinese Ambassador in Baghdad, Zhang Tao, stressed that his country attaches great importance to the development of relations T with Iraq, hoping to seize the visit Abdul-Mahdi to make joint efforts to raise the level of cooperation in various fields.
 

The Chinese ambassador in Baghdad said in an exclusive interview

Al-Sabah: "The Chinese side attaches great importance to developing relations with Iraq and looks forward to seize the opportunity of this visit to make joint efforts hand in hand with the Iraqi side, in order to consolidate and deepen Sino-Iraqi political mutual trust."
He expressed the hope that the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will contribute to "upgrading the level of mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields and promoting human and cultural communication between the two friendly countries in the framework of building (belt and road), and participate in drawing up future plans for China-Iraq strategic partnership relations."
In turn, says a member of the Parliamentary Foreign Relations Committee Amer Al-Fayez: "Iraq began a period of diplomatic openness to the world for political, security and economic purposes," noting that "security has stabilized in Iraq as a result of diplomatic relations built by Iraq with the countries of the world in general and the region in particular." .
Fayez told Al-Sabah that "Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's upcoming visit to China comes from this same premise, which is to strengthen economic relations, especially as China is an economically important country."
He stressed that "closer economic relations with China is in the interest of Iraq, and will reflect positively on political relations, so the visit comes from the starting point of Iraq's return to its real role in the world and benefit from its wealth for the benefit of economic development and enable the building of economic and political bridges between the two countries on the basis of common interests." .
Al-Fayez pointed out that "the visit creates a new diversity in the economy and diplomatic openness, in addition to that after the fall of the regime in 2003 was the Iraqi economy was confined between the United States and some neighboring countries such as Turkey, Iran and Saudi Arabia, but the opening of Iraq to other sources of economic development will certainly hurt In the interest of Iraq and giving free disposal of its own resources and wealth. "
 
Investment attraction
While a member of the Parliamentary Committee on Oil and Energy Sadiq al-Sulaiti in an interview with the "morning", that "the Prime Minister's visit to China is positive in many ways, because China has passed many successful economic experiences," noting that "China is a developed country in the oil sector and got Investment opportunities in Iraq were expensive, but the Iraqi governments did not invest these opportunities by employment in the country to meet the ambition.
He called on Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to "work to attract successful investments, and to be agreed with the sober Chinese companies to absorb the labor and holders of higher degrees in Iraq within its cadres," noting that "the government is facing a great challenge to the presence of armies of unemployed youth and needy These energies cannot be contained within the government framework, so it is imperative for the government to take serious action to bring investment sources to the country. "
 
Diplomatic openness
MP of the Axis Alliance Ahmed al-Mashhadani, that "the prime minister's upcoming visit to China bears economic and political nature," noting that "the government's approach supports diplomatic openness, in addition to strengthening political action in order to crystallize a reality that supports the interests of the two countries in economic and political terms."
Al-Mashhadani said in an interview with "Al-Sabah" that "the government is working to open up in all areas of political and economic and cultural exchange and support the development of Iraqi wealth to promote the economic reality, which is in support of services expected by the Iraqi citizen."
He explained, "Diplomatic visits and openness to the world; its objective is to strengthen the Iraqi economy and support development in addition to reducing the size of unemployment, so the visit is positive and must take into account the support of the private sector through large investments and its contribution to reduce the size of unemployment among young people."
 
Diversification of armament
Political analyst Jassem al-Ghorabi pointed out that "the government is seeking to create an economic and military movement to equip Iraqi forces with weapons, because the US side has not fulfilled its obligations under the strategic framework agreement, so it is possible to sign new arms contracts from China."
Al-Ghurabi told Al-Sabah that "China is a developed country and we can rely on it to open up economically and politically, so this visit is complementary to the diplomatic work initiated by previous governments," noting that "the visit will work first on economic openness, especially in the field of electricity." And other areas, a category of economic diversity and support the development of Iraqi wealth. "
He pointed out that "China is an economically developed countries, so we hope that the visit will open the door for development and diversity in the economic wheel of Iraq," noting that "China has a large economy comparable (or almost superior) to the economies of major countries such as the United States of America and other developed world countries ".
 
Old relationships
For his part, the researcher on the Iraqi strategic Rahim al-Shammari, that `` trade and economic exchange and military and diplomatic relations between Iraq and China span more than 50 years, and the trade exchange of goods and goods between the two countries to $ 22 billion until last August of 2019. ''
Al-Shammari told Al-Sabah that "China and India are the two main countries that import Iraqi oil without interruption since 1978 until now," noting that "relations between the two countries represent the highest level in all respects and areas," pointing to the "importance Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's visit to Beijing as it opens the doors to the Iraqi economy with diversity, in addition to the emphasis on investment and employment of Iraqi labor in companies Invested. "
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Iraqi National Business Council member Ghadir Al-Attar expected Sunday that Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's upcoming visit to China will be a prelude to an upcoming economic revolution in Iraq.

Attar said in a statement received by Alsumaria News that a copy of "Prime Minister Adel al-Mahdi's visit to China at the end of this month is very important for the Iraqi economy," and expected "the establishment of major projects with China will be the launch of an economic revolution in Iraq ."
 
 
Al-Attar added that "it is likely Abdul-Mahdi agreement with Chinese companies on road and railway projects and the establishment of new international roads linking Iraq and neighboring countries, as well as the establishment of major industrial cities in all provinces."
 
Al-Attar called "the Prime Minister to discuss with Chinese companies specialized in the construction of vertical housing in order to be introduced to Iraq to initiate vertical housing projects to solve the housing crisis," noting that " China is one of the first countries to solve the housing crisis through vertical construction."
 
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs announced on September 6, 2018 that Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi , will pay an official visit to the People 's Republic of China at the end of September.
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Iraq signs cooperation agreements with China at the end of September

Iraq signs cooperation agreements with China at the end of September
Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi
 07 Sep 2019 09:51 PM

BAGHDAD - Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will visit China at the end of September, the Iraqi Foreign Ministry said.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said in a statement quoted by the news agency "conscious" on Friday, "The Department of Asia and Australia in the ministry, organized a consultative meeting for a number of representatives of Iraqi ministries and institutions."

 According to the statement, the two sides discussed "the agreements reached during the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to the People's Republic of China at the end of this month."

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Deputy: Abdul Mahdi's visit to China bears two stamps

Political | 10:51 - 08/09/2019

 
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BAGHDAD - Mawazine News
between the deputy of the Axis Alliance, Ahmed al-Mashhadani, on Sunday, the visit of the prime minister's upcoming visit to China carrying economic and political character.
Al-Mashhadani said, "The upcoming visit of the Prime Minister to China is of an economic and political nature."
He pointed out that "the government's approach supports the diplomatic opening, as well as to consolidate political action in order to develop a reality that supports the interests of both countries economically and politically."
Al-Mashhadani added that "the government is working on opening in all political and economic fields, cultural exchange and supporting the development of Iraqi wealth to promote the economic reality that awaits citizens."
He explained that "diplomatic visits and openness to the world, Iraq aims to strengthen the Iraqi economy and support development in addition to reducing the size of unemployment, so the visit is positive and must take into account the support of the private sector through large investments and its contribution to reduce the size of unemployment among young people."

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Chinese optimism welcomes Abdul Mahdi's upcoming visit to Beijing

09:36 - 08/09/2019
 
  
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Information / Baghdad .. 
China welcomed Sunday, visiting Prime Minister Adel Abdul - Mahdi 's visit to Beijing later this month, expressing that the visit will raise the level of mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields. 
"The Chinese side attaches great importance to developing relations with Iraq and looks forward to seize the opportunity of this visit to make joint efforts hand in hand with the Iraqi side in order to consolidate ," said Chinese Ambassador to Baghdad Zhang Tao. China-Iraq political mutual trust is increasingly deepened. " 
"We hope that the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi will contributeTo promote mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields and promote human and cultural communication between the two friendly countries in the framework of building (belt and road), and participate in drawing future plans for China-Iraq strategic partnership relations. Done / 25

https://www.almaalomah.com/2019/09/08/427776/

 

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Welcome to Abdul Mahdi's visit to China

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Welcome to Abdul Mahdi's visit to China

 
Baghdad / morning
 
 
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's visit to China was welcomed by a number of economists who stressed the importance of the visit in opening wide investment prospects with China in various fields.
The National Business Council member Ghadeer Al-Attar said in a press statement on Sunday: The upcoming visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi, to China will pave the way for the launch of an economic revolution in Iraq.
Attar said: "Abdul-Mahdi's visit to China at the end of this month, very important for the Iraqi economy," and expected "the establishment of major projects with China will be the launch of an economic revolution in Iraq."
He added the business council member, "It is likely Abdul Mahdi agreement with Chinese companies on the projects of roads and railways and the establishment of new international roads linking Iraq and neighboring countries, as well as the establishment of major industrial cities in all provinces."
Al-Attar called on "the Prime Minister to discuss with Chinese companies specialized in the construction of vertical housing in order to be introduced to Iraq to initiate vertical housing projects to solve the housing crisis," noting that "China is one of the first countries to solve the housing crisis through vertical construction." 
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Iraqi PM visit to China could lead to economic revolution in Iraq: economist

Source: Xinhua| 2019-09-09 19:17:14|Editor: mingmei
 
 

BAGHDAD, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- An Iraqi economist said that the upcoming visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to Beijing later this month could lead to an economic revolution in Iraq through opening broad investment prospects in various fields, state-run al-Sabah newspaper reported on Monday.

"The prime minister's visit to China is of major significance for Iraq and could establish partnerships of major projects with China, which could lead to the upcoming economic revolution in Iraq," the al-Sabah newspaper quoted the Iraqi economist Ghadeer al-Attar as saying.

"Abdul Mahdi is likely to agree with Chinese companies on the construction of roads and railway projects and the establishment of new international roads linking Iraq with neighboring countries, as well as the establishment of major industrial cities in the country," said al-Attar.

Al-Attar is also a member of the Iraqi National Business Council, an independent organization concerned with the development of the Iraqi economy and infrastructure.

On Sunday, al-Sabah newspaper quoted China's Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao as saying that "Chinese side attaches great importance to developing relations with Iraq, and looks forward to seizing the opportunity of this visit to make joint efforts hand in hand with the Iraqi side to further consolidate and deepen Sino-Iraqi relations."

The volume of the trade exchange between China and Iraq exceeded 30 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, according to Zhang, asserting that "China is the biggest trading partner of Iraq, and Iraq is the second biggest oil supplier to China, and the fourth biggest trading partner of China in the Middle East."

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"The prime minister's visit to China is of major significance for Iraq and could establish partnerships of major projects with China, which could lead to the upcoming economic revolution in Iraq,"

 

“Abdul Mahdi is likely to agree with Chinese companies on the construction of roads and railway projects and the establishment of new international roads linking Iraq with neighboring countries, as well as the establishment of major industrial cities in the country,"

 

Iraq geographic location is of significant important for the new Silk Road.

 

Go iraq

Go China 

Go new Silk Road 

Go economic revolution 

 

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Get rid of just a little bit (not all) but just a little bit of your countries corruption an you could have already had a major economic revolution. 

China would just be icing on the cake...

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The conclusion of 8 agreements .. These are the most prominent files of Abdul-Mahdi's visit to China

Political | 01:25 - 10/09/2019

 
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BAGHDAD - Mawazine News
revealed a senior official in the Secretariat of the Council of Ministers, on Tuesday, the most prominent files in Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's visit to China scheduled for the end of September.
"The visit will mark the launch of a new phase of economic, trade and investment relations with China," the official said.
The official expected, "the conclusion of eight huge agreements relating to projects in housing and infrastructure, especially in the destroyed cities, and rehabilitation of Iraq's factories stalled since 2003, as well as scheduling debts owed by Iraq in favor of China, which Iraq has obtained in the past six years and total value With benefits to over a billion dollars. "
He pointed out that "China is willing to work in the areas of oil and gas, housing and infrastructure, to be dealt with Baghdad on the payment system, or the completion of a formula of understanding on crude oil sales to Beijing, in the framework of the payment of dues companies or projects China will undertake."
"If the visit is successful and the agreements are officially approved, it will be the most important international partnership agreement signed by Iraq for many years, especially with regard to the entry of Chinese companies to Iraq, which in turn will ensure its security and facilitate its work," the official said.

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Iraq will conclude eight agreements with China during Abdul Mahdi's visit to Beijing

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2019-09-10 | 07:08
Iraq will conclude eight agreements with China during Abdul Mahdi's visit to Beijing
 
 
 
 

Iraq will sign eight agreements with China during Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi's visit to Beijing, a political source said Tuesday, noting that China is willing to work in various fields with Iraq.

The source said that "the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to China at the end of this month, will be the announcement of the launch of a new phase of economic, trade and investment relations with China," likely "to conclude eight huge agreements on projects in housing and infrastructure, especially in the destroyed cities, The rehabilitation of Iraq's factories stalled since 2003, as well as the scheduling of debts owed by Iraq in favor of China, obtained by Iraq in the past six years and the total value with interest to more than one billion dollars.
 
 
"China is willing to work in the fields of oil and gas, housing and infrastructure, with Baghdad to be dealt with by the payment system, or the completion of a formula on crude oil sales to Beijing, in the framework of payment of dues of companies or projects to be undertaken by China," he said. "If the visit succeeds and the agreements are officially approved, it will be the most important international partnership agreements signed by Iraq for many years, especially with regard to the entry of Chinese companies to Iraq, which in turn will ensure its security and facilitate its work."
 
 
On May 5, Chinese Ambassador to Baghdad Zhang Tao said that trade with Iraq reached $ 30 billion in 2018 and that it is developing annually by 10 percent.
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Iraq looks forward to the coming of Chinese companies

Iraq is heading towards China .. Oil for reconstruction


2019-09-11

Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will head to Beijing at the end of March, heading a ministerial and advisory delegation, the largest of its kind since he took office a year ago.

Informed sources, according to Arab sites, that the visit will address mainly economic issues, mainly the sale of oil to China, in exchange for entering into projects # reconstruction and investment in many sectors.

"The visit will mark the launch of a new phase of economic, trade and investment relations with China ," a senior official at the cabinet's general secretariat was quoted as saying .

The official expected, «the conclusion of eight huge agreements relating to projects in # # housing and infrastructure, especially in the destroyed cities, and the rehabilitation of # factories # Iraq # stalled since 2003, as well as the scheduling of debts owed by Iraq in favor of China, which Iraq obtained in the past six years The total value of interest with more than # billion dollars ».

He pointed to «China's desire to work in the areas of # oil and gas, housing and infrastructure, to be dealt with # Baghdad payment system, or the completion of a formula of understanding on crude oil sales to Beijing, in the framework of payment of dues # companies or projects China will undertake ».

"If the visit is successful and the agreements are officially approved, it will be the most important international partnership agreement signed by Iraq for many years, especially with regard to the entry of Chinese companies to Iraq, which in turn will ensure its security and facilitate its work," the official said.

The Chinese ambassador Zhang Baghdad Jintao said in press statement that exchanges # Commercial Iraq $ 30 billion in 2018. It develops annually 10 percent.

Adding that «cooperation with Iraq covered various areas, especially economic, which achieved major booms during the past year».

He pointed out that «China is Iraq's largest trading partner, as well as Iraq is the second largest oil supplier to China, and the fourth largest trading partner # China in the Middle East ».

In June, the official Iraqi News Agency (INA) quoted Transport Minister Abdullah Laibi as saying that "Iraq is seriously seeking to join the Belt and Road Initiative ( Silk Road ), as it aims to converge visions among participating countries." .

The Iraqi government and the Chinese side signed agreements and memorandums of economic cooperation and participation in the Silk Road Initiative at the end of 2015, but things are still going very slowly today.

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Abdul Mahdi paves the Silk Road with new paths

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Abdul Mahdi paves the Silk Road with new paths

 
Baghdad / Farah al - Khuffaf
 
When Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi sets foot in China at the end of this month, it will be the first step to revive the Silk Road with new paths, which may go beyond all aspirations between the two countries, which celebrated 61 years ago relations and cooperation. China is one of the most important countries on which Iraq depends to import a lot of products, especially electronics, household and construction materials, spare parts, etc., and China is the largest importer of oil in the world, especially Iraqi oil.

The Prime Minister is scheduled to start a historic visit to Beijing at the end of this month, as it is hoped that many agreements will be signed, mostly on economic cooperation and investment, as well as participation in the reconstruction of Iraq.
Abdel Mahdi's visit marks a "new era" in partnership between the two countries, according to financial expert Thamer al-Azzawi, who expressed optimism about its success.
 
Global level
Al-Azzawi explained this optimism, for several reasons, the most important of which are: "Iraq and China enjoy a weight on the global level. For most of the events in the region, as well as they feel the importance of reviving the so-called Silk Road, which will be achieved after the presence of the Prime Minister to sign the minutes of agreements between
 The two countries. "
This week, the Department of Asia and Australia at the Foreign Ministry organized a consultative meeting of a number of representatives of Iraqi ministries and institutions, focusing on the memorandums of understanding and agreements, which are expected to be signed during Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's visit to the People's Republic of China at the end of this month. On the issues that the Iraqi side would like to discuss with the Chinese side during
 the visit.
Abdul-Mahdi's visit comes at a time when Iraq seeks to remove the specter of war from the region, and Azzawi says in this regard: "The dimensions of the war, has economic benefits may outweigh any other files, which contributes to keep the region prosperous, and cooperation between Iraq and China remains effective, and therefore This file will not miss the head 
Ministers. "
Wu Sike, a former Chinese special envoy to the Middle East, believes that the establishment of diplomatic relations between Iraq and China is of great importance.
 
The basic principle
"Since then, despite the dramatic changes in the Middle East and Iraq, China-Iraq relations have progressed steadily thanks to the basic principle of bilateral relations - mutual respect and non-interference in internal affairs," Ke said in a statement. "Iraq is a country with great potential and its overall internal situation has improved, and China can play a major role in its reconstruction."
"The Chinese side attaches great importance to the development of relations with Iraq, and looks forward to investing the opportunity of this visit to make joint efforts hand in hand with the Iraqi side, in order to consolidate and deepen Sino-Iraqi political mutual trust," said Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao. He expressed his hope that the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will contribute to "upgrading the level of mutual beneficial cooperation in various fields and enhancing human and cultural communication between the two friendly countries in the framework of building (belt and road), and to participate in drawing future plans for partnership relations." Chinese - Iraqi strategy. "
 
$ 30 billion
The financial expert, that "the large trade exchange between the two countries, which has exceeded the barrier of 30 billion dollars a year, will contribute to the launch of a new phase of cooperation between the two countries, especially as the Iraqi government has set the goal of attracting investment among its priorities, and is working to start a major campaign for reconstruction, And encourage investors to participate, in addition to the revival of industries and agriculture, China is one of the leading countries in most of these areas, so Abdul-Mahdi's visit will exceed all barriers and borders, to be a "business" and "results", which will be touched by the Iraqi citizen in the coming months.
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Financial expert: Abdul-Mahdi's visit to China marks "new era" of relations

 

Financial expert Thamer Al-Azzawi described Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi's upcoming visit to China as "a new era" of partnership between the two countries. 

Al- Azzawi said in a press statement: "Iraq and China enjoy a weight on the global level, while China is the most developed country in production, Iraq stands at the forefront of oil producers and exporters, which makes the two countries need each other." 

He added: "There is a convergence in their views on most of the events in the region, as well as they feel the importance of revival (Silk Road), which will be achieved after the presence of the Prime Minister signing the minutes of agreements between the two countries." 

The prime minister is due to startA visit to Beijing at the end of this month, it is hoped that many agreements will be signed, mostly on economic cooperation and investment, as well as participation in the reconstruction of Iraq.

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Iraq: Prime Minister to Head to China to Sign MoUs

 
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Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi (Reuters)
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Iraqi political and economic circles are optimistic about the upcoming four-day visit of Iraqi Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to Beijing on September 19.

It is reported in some economic circles that the visit will lead to the signing of about 30 memorandums of understanding (MoU) between Baghdad and Beijing including construction, services, trade, and industry.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said last week that Asia and Australia Department organized a consultative meeting for a number of representatives of Iraqi ministries and institutions. During the meeting, the officials discussed the MoUs to be signed during the PM’s visit to China.

PM’s advisor Abdul-Hussein al-Hunayen said that Abdul Mahdi will head to China on the 19th of September chairing a large delegation including ministers, advisers and businessmen.

Speaking to Asharq Al-Awsat, Hunayen said that the program of the visit includes major projects in roads, transportation, services, education, and health among others.

He noted that both sides have prepared for the visit through continuous meetings with major Chinese companies, and the completion of the funding model through the Iraqi-Chinese joint reconstruction fund.

During the visit, the advisor expects the officials to sign a number of contracts and major agreements in the sectors of industry and agriculture, construction of schools, hospitals, housing, roads, trains, and bridges.

Hunayen also noted that Iraq is considering signing a number of agreements with US companies, such as Exxon Mobil, Gi Group, and others. In addition, Iraq opened its doors to neighboring countries for investments, namely Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, Gulf countries, and Jordan.

Earlier in April, a large delegation of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) visited Baghdad to discuss Chinese investments in the reconstruction of the liberated areas. The delegation met with Iraqi officials and discussed coordinating Iraqi-Chinese cooperation in the fields of reconstruction, security and economy.

China's Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao told al-Sabah semi-official newspaper that the Chinese side attaches great importance to developing relations with Iraq and looks forward to seizing the opportunity of this visit to make joint efforts with the Iraqi side to further consolidate and deepen bilateral relations.

Zhang expressed his hope that Abdul Mahdi's visit will contribute to upgrading the level of mutually beneficial cooperation in various fields. He also hoped it will enhance human and cultural communication between the two friendly countries in the framework of the strategic partnership.
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2019/09/13 23:41:12
 

The economic and political circles in Baghdad are looking with optimism to the forthcoming visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to China on September 19 for four days, and it is reported in some economic circles that the visit will lead to the signing of about 30 large memorandums of understanding between Baghdad and Beijing include construction, construction, services, trade and industry.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said last week that "the Department of Asia and Australia in the ministry organized a consultative meeting for a number of representatives of Iraqi ministries and institutions," highlighting that "the discussion was reached on the memorandums of understanding and agreements, which are expected to be signed during the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to the People's Republic of China at the end of this month. "

"Abdul Mahdi will head to China on the 19th of this month at the head of a large delegation, characterized by clear economic features, including ministers, advisors and businessmen."

Al-Hunain said to the Middle East that "the program of the next visit and economic files, which the Prime Minister holds major projects in roads and transport, services, education, health and other," noting that "the Iraqi and Chinese sides have prepared well for the visit in the past months, through continuous meetings With major Chinese companies, and complete the financing model through the Iraq-China Joint Reconstruction Fund. "

Al-Hunain expects to sign during the visit "major contracts and agreements in the sectors of industry and agriculture, construction of schools, hospitals, housing, roads, trains and bridges," adding that the visit "falls within the philosophy of the Prime Minister in opening up to the world", and that Iraq "a friend of all, and an influential factor In the world and forms a bridge between all the different. "

The prime minister's adviser pointed out that "China will not be the last in this deal, there is a large trend towards the United States to sign major contracts ready with US companies, such as (Exxon Mobil) and (GI) and others. In addition, Iraq has opened its doors to Its neighbors are to work and invest in it, on top of which are Saudi Arabia, Iran, Turkey, the Gulf states and Jordan. "

A large delegation of members of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) visited Baghdad in April to discuss Chinese investments in the reconstruction of liberated areas, and met with Iraqi officials and discussed with them coordination of Iraqi-Chinese cooperation in the fields of reconstruction, security and economy.

China welcomed the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to Beijing. "The Chinese side attaches great importance to developing relations with Iraq and looks forward to seizing the opportunity of this visit," said Tao. To make joint efforts, hand in hand with the Iraqi side, to further consolidate and deepen the Sino-Iraqi political mutual trust. "

Tao also expressed the hope that "the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will contribute to enhancing the level of mutual cooperation in various fields, promoting human and cultural communication between the two friendly countries, and jointly drawing up future plans for China-Iraq strategic partnership relations."

 

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Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi is to visit China on September 19 to sign about 30 major memorandums of understanding between Baghdad and Beijing.

The agreements will cover construction, construction, services, trade and industry.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said last week that «the Department of Asia and Australia in the ministry organized a consultative meeting for a number of representatives of Iraqi ministries and institutions», highlighting that «discussed the reached on the memorandums of understanding and agreements, which are expected to be signed during the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi of the People's Republic of China at the end of this month ».

In an interview with Al-Sharq Al-Awsat newspaper and consulted by Al-Eqtisad Al-Awsat, Advisor to Prime Minister Abdul-Hussein Al-Hunain said that «Abdul-Mahdi will head to China on 19 of this month at the head of a large delegation, characterized by clear economic features, including ministers, advisers and businessmen ».

Al-Hunain said that «the program of the next visit and economic files, carried by the Prime Minister includes major projects in roads and transport, services, education, health and other», pointing out that «the Iraqi and Chinese sides have prepared well for the visit in the past months, through continuous meetings with companies Greater China, and complete the funding model through the Iraqi-Chinese Joint Reconstruction Fund ».

Al-Hunain expects to sign during the visit «contracts and major agreements in the sectors of industry and agriculture, construction of schools, hospitals, housing, roads, trains and bridges», preparing that the visit «falls within the philosophy of the Prime Minister in opening up to the world», and that Iraq «friend of all, and an influential factor In the world, it is a bridge between all the different. ”

The prime minister's adviser noted that «China will not be the last in this deal, there is a large trend towards the United States to sign major contracts ready with US companies, such as (Exxon Mobil) and (GI) and others. In addition, Iraq opened its doors to its neighbors to work and invest in it, on top of these countries Saudi Arabia and Iran, Turkey and the Gulf countries and Jordan ».

A large delegation of members of the ruling Communist Party of China (CPC) visited Baghdad in April to discuss Chinese investments in the reconstruction of the liberated areas, and met with Iraqi officials and discussed with them the coordination of Iraqi-Chinese cooperation in the fields of reconstruction, security and economy.

China welcomed the upcoming visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi to Beijing. The visit to make joint efforts, hand in hand with the Iraqi side, in order to consolidate and deepen the political mutual trust Sino-Iraqi increasingly ».

Tao also expressed his hope that "the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi will enhance mutual cooperation in various fields, enhance human and cultural communication between the two friendly countries, and participate in shaping future plans for China-Iraq strategic partnership relations."


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Transport Minister Abdullah Laibi said on Monday his intention to implement the government program, while referring to the aspiration of Iraq to join the Silk Road.

The Office of Laibi said in a statement received by Alsumaria News, that "the Minister of Transport, today, the third meeting of the Commission Order Diwan 70 of 2018, to review the most important items on the agenda of the Commission, and during the meeting discussed the possibility of accelerating the procedures for Iraq's accession to the Asian Investment Bank for infrastructure "It means opening loans to member states to finance the implementation of roads, bridges, ports, airports and railways, along the new Silk Road ."
 

The Minister of Transport, according to the statement, that "the Committee's third meeting in conjunction with the visit of a high-level delegation headed by Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to the People's China for the purpose of completing and accomplishing many paragraphs and topics common between the two countries for the benefit of our country."

He explained that "the geographical location of Iraq is qualified to be a route for the arrival of Chinese goods to Europe through the sea belt extending from Chinese ports and Asian ports overlooking the Indian Ocean and the Arabian Sea , which will be the port of Fao, the end point, instead of other shipping channels, Iraq is a link He arrived between the East and the West, and the presence of its ports in the northern Arabian Gulf and its northern land borders with neighboring Turkey qualifies him to arrive.
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