Head of Arab Department meets Emirati Ambassador to Baghdad

The Acting Head of Arab Department, Osama Mahdi Ghanem, met the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates, Mr. Salem Issa Al Zaabi, at the Ministry of the Republic of Iraq.

Mr. Al Zaabi delivered a letter of invitation from the UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed al Nahyan, to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Iraq, Mr. Fuad Hussein, to attend the twelfth session of Sir Bani Yas Forum, which will be held for the period from 12 to 14 of November 2021.

During the meeting, the two sides emphasized the depth of bilateral relations and ways to enhance them to serve the interests of the two brotherly countries and peoples. The discussed the ways to encourage Emirati investors to invest in Iraq, in addition to a number of issues of common concern.

For his part, the Ambassador of the United Arab Emirates expressed his deep thanks and appreciation for the warm reception and the great facilities he received from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the competent Iraqi authorities, stressing the importance of the Iraqi-UAE relations and their development to serve the interests of both countries.