Stressing the importance of bilateral cooperation in the field of military industry and calls for activation of joint Iraqi-Pakistani committee … Foreign Minister Receives Minister of Defence Production of the Republic of Pakistan

Foreign Minister Mr. Fuad Hussain received the Minister for Defence Production, Ms. Zobaida Jalal on Tuesday 01/26/2021 in the building of the Iraqi Foreign Ministry.
The two Ministers discussed ways to strengthen and develop bilateral relations between the two countries on issues of common interest, including the security aspect in a way that achieves the common interest of the two friendly countries.
Minister Fuad Hussein stated that Pakistan is a fundamental and important partner for Iraq, and the two countries are linked by long-standing relations and common factors, including countering terrorism and extremism and stressed the need for bilateral cooperation in the field of military industry.
On the other hand, the two sides stressed the need to activate the Iraqi-Pakistani joint committee and expedite the completion of agreements and memorandums of understanding between the two countries.
The two sides also discussed the issue of religious tourism and ways to facilitate the granting of entry visas to Pakistani visitors wishing to visit the holy shrines in Iraq, given their great importance to Muslims in the world.