The governor of Dhi Qar Yahia Nasseri said on Saturday that the province will work on activating the industrial cities file with the Chinese Embassy and the Ministry of Industry, and the Chinese ambassador said China has become the largest economic and trade partner of Iraq.
media official of Dhi Qar province, said that “the governor of Dhi Qar Yahia Nasseri, met with the Chinese ambassador to Iraq Chen Wetshing and discussed with him a number of issues of common concern, particularly the work of Chinese companies in the province.”
He said the governor according to the statement, that “the local government welcomes the visit of the Chinese ambassador and his entourage, and we discussed with him a number of aspects of the basic points about the development of the work of Chinese companies have a number of which exist in many sectors, including the most important of oil, and we discussed the possibility of investment of Chinese enterprises in the tourism sector as well as the industrial city in Dhi Qar. ”
He added, “We will work on activating the industrial cities file with the Chinese Embassy and the Ministry of Industry during the coming period, and will be a priority because it will create jobs for young people and has a significant economic benefit.”
For his part; the Chinese ambassador in Iraq said that “there are a number of steps will be taken to develop the work of Chinese companies in Dhi Qar,” noting, “We talked with the governor of Dhi Qar, about the history of cooperation with Iraq and we discussed ways to strengthen and improve the economic, investment, industrial and oil and we came to the views of common. ”
He continued, “The Chinese companies involved in reconstruction operations and increase its presence in Iraq very quickly, and China has become the largest economic and trade partner of Iraq,” pointing to “the increased presence of Chinese companies in Dhi Qar, but compared with the level of cooperation between the two countries this presence is not enough and this is just the beginning and we will work to urge Chinese companies to be in Dhi Qar quickly and intensely to invest in various sectors. “