Foreign Minister Khar receives Iraqi Ambassador

Islamabad: Ambassador of Iraq to Pakistan, Dr. Rushdi Mahmood Al- Ani, called on the Foreign Minister, Ms. Hina Rabbani Khar, today.

The Foreign Minister lauded the efforts being made by the Iraqi Ambassador for strengthening the existing fraternal relations between Pakistan and Iraq.

The Ambassador expressed gratitude for the assistance and help he has been receiving from the Government of Pakistan in the performance of his duties. He stated that Pakistan and Iraq enjoyed close fraternal relations and that he would continue working for further strengthening relations between the two brotherly countries.

He said that Iraq attached great importance to its relations with Pakistan. He particularly emphasized the importance of enhancing bilateral trade.

Foreign Minister Khar said that relations between Pakistan and Iraq were historical and there was great potential for enhancing cooperation between the two countries in a number of fields. She assured the Ambassador of all possible assistance.

For more information, contact:
Syed Haider Ali Jafri
Personal Secretary
Ministry of Foreign Affairs
Government of Pakistan
Tel: +9251 921 0335 and 9056604