Prime Minister Muhammad Shiaa Al-Sudani met, on Friday evening, with British Deputy Prime Minister, Oliver James Dowden, on the sidelines of his participation in the meetings of the United Nations General Assembly in its seventy-eighth session.
The meeting witnessed, according to a statement by Al-Sudani Media Office, a review of the overall bilateral relations between Iraq and Britain, and ways to strengthen them in all fields, for the benefit of the two friendly peoples.
The Prime Minister confirmed the government’s openness to expanding the partnership with Britain in various fields, stressing that “Iraq has many promising investment opportunities that British companies can invest in, with the expertise these companies possess that all sectors in Iraq need.”
The Prime Minister indicated the government’s intention to reorganize the relationship with the international coalition to fight ISIS, praising “the United Kingdom’s contribution to the NATO mission operating in Iraq, and its efforts to provide advice in the field of training.”
For his part, Dowden conveyed the greetings of British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak to the Prime Minister, and expressed his country’s desire to continue communication and work to develop relations between the two countries in various fields.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency