Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq in Abu Dhabi Discusses Opportunities to Develop the Historical city of Ur with the UAE Minister of Culture

The Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the United Arab Emirates, Dr Mudhaffar Mustafa Al-Jubouri has met the Minister of Culture and Youth, President of Zayed University, Noura Al-Kaabi, at the Ministry’s headquarters in the UAE pavilion at Expo 2020 Dubai.

 During the meeting, they discussed files, topics, the cultural cooperation relations between the two brotherly countries, means to enhance them and future joint initiatives. The Ambassador gave an explanation with pictures of the Iraqi government’s plans on development and reconstruction of the “Historical City of Ur”, calling upon the UAE to contribute to the investment and development of the ancient city, and invited the Minister of Culture and Youth to visit Iraq.

 On her part, Her Excellency expressed her desire to achieve the visit in the near future, accompanied by the Director-General of UNESCO.

The Ambassador also discussed with Her Excellency the expeditious completion of the memorandum of understanding on cultural cooperation between the Republic of Iraq and the UAE, affirming the importance of the memorandum that will unify visions and approaches on cultural affairs in the relevant international organisations and implement cultural cooperation between the two sides.