Ambassador of Iraq to Abdu Dhabi receives officials of Emirates Space Agency

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the United Arab Emirates, Dr. Madhaffar Mustafa Al-Jouburi, received on Sunday 12/9/2021, the deputy director General of the Emirates Space Agency, Mr. Ibrahim Al-Qassem, and the Head of the International Relations Department at the Agency, Mr. Nasser Al-Hammadi.

Mr. Al-Jouburi welcomed the agency’s officials for their visit and presented congratulations to the brotherly UAE for its achievements in the field of space sciences in a short period of time, and he commended the positive initiatives sought by the Emirates Space Agency.

For his part, the Deputy Director-General of the Emirates Space Agency praised Iraq’s role in establishing the Arab Group for Space Cooperation and drafting its basic charter, and pointed out the importance of having an Arab space entity similar to the European Group and the Asian Group.

During the meeting, they discussed the next steps and the participation of the Republic of Iraq in those meetings that the Arab Group intends to hold in the near future, as well as ways of coordination and cooperation between the two countries in this field.