The British ambassador to Iraq, John Wilkes, said his country’s companies are looking to invest in Iraq in various fields.
“During his meeting with British Ambassador to Iraq John Wilkes, Minister Mohammed Shiaa al-Sudani discussed ways to strengthen economic relations between Iraq and Britain and strengthen partnership in various industrial fields,” a ministry statement said.
“The meeting discussed ways to activate trade and industrial relations between the two countries and the possibility of British companies entering into serious partnerships with companies of the Ministry of Industry or investment in them, which will contribute to the exchange of experiences and the transfer of modern technology to rehabilitate and build the industrial base in Iraq and the establishment of new projects and promising.”
He stressed Sudanese during the meeting, “the need to open up to foreign companies that Iraq is coming to a new stage of construction and reconstruction, especially as the economic situation was and still one of the most important challenges facing the Iraqi government, which necessitates the use of international expertise to promote the local industrial reality through the establishment of effective partnerships with International companies in accordance with the laws and regulations authorized by the state. ”
For his part, the British ambassador expressed his country’s desire to develop relations with Iraq in all fields of trade and industry, stressing the readiness of British companies to transfer their expertise to the companies of the ministry.
He added that “British companies are looking to invest in Iraq in various fields and contribute actively to the reconstruction and construction of the affected areas and to achieve the higher interests of both sides.”