Foreign Minister Meets Spanish Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism

Foreign Minister, H.E. Mr. Fuad Hussein and the accompanying delegation met٫ on 25 June 2021 with the Spanish Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism, H.E. Mrs. María Reyes Maroto. H.E. presented a summary of the industrial and commercial reality, general economic situation in Iraq, current challenges within this framework, and ways to develop these various sectors through cooperation and exchanging experiences with friendly countries, including Spain. During the meeting, they discussed strengthening bilateral cooperation in various economic fields, increasing trade exchange, inviting Spanish companies to invest in Iraq and facilitating granting entry visas to Iraqi investors and businessmen, in addition to stressing the importance of holding meetings of the Iraqi-Spanish joint committee in Baghdad and benefiting from the experiences of the Spanish side in the field of tourism.
H.E. invited the Spanish Minister to visit Iraq to discuss related issues.
For her part, Mrs. Maroto welcomed the visit, stressing that there are great opportunities for investment and trade exchange with Iraq, pointing to the great keenness to proceed with holding meetings of the joint committee, enhancing joint cooperation and taking the next steps to activate various related files.