Tuesday, April 07, 2009
PM Al-Maliki receives British Trade Delegation
Translated by IRAQdirectory.com - [4/7/2009] The Iraqi Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has reviewed with the British Trade Minister Peter Mandelson, the contribution of the major British companies in the reconstruction of Iraq, especially in the sectors of oil, housing and services. This came during a meeting between al-Maliki and the delegation headed by the British Trade Minister Peter Mandelson, who arrived to Baghdad on a visit with delegation which is considered the first of its kind since 1989 and it included representatives from 23 British investment firms. A source in the Council of Ministers said that during the meeting they had discussed the ongoing preparations for the investment conference in Iraq which will be held in London late this month. For its part, the British embassy clarified that the delegation will visit Baghdad and Basra, and it is expected to last for one day only.