[size=36]Passes through Nineveh .. Iraq and Turkey are looking to open a joint border port in the area of Vishkhabur[/size]
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Minister of Planning Nuri al-Dulaimi and Turkish Ambassador to Iraq Fatih Yildiz discussed Wednesday the possibility of opening a joint border post in the region of Vishkhabur, which passes through Nineveh province.
"Dulaimi discussed with the Turkish ambassador in Baghdad Fatih Yildiz a number of issues of mutual interest and means of developing economic and trade relations between the two countries," the Information Office of the Minister of Planning said in a statement received by Mawazine News.
The two sides discussed "economic cooperation and ways to create an effective economic climate between Baghdad and Ankara, in addition to the aspects related to customs tariff and the possibility of opening a joint border port in the region of Vishkhabur passes through the province of Nineveh."
He called on the Turkish side to "increase the volume of cooperation with the Iraqi side and the entry of Turkish companies to invest in Iraq," stressing "the keenness of the Iraqi government to develop bilateral relations between the two countries and the need to benefit from the Turkish expertise and capabilities in the development of infrastructure, "He said.
He added that "the Ministry of Planning has a clear map of the reality of investment and the need of the country's schools and health centers," calling for "the need to focus on reconstruction of infrastructure in the liberated provinces."
The two sides also discussed the mechanisms of signing a joint memorandum of understanding to regulate the process of mutual examination of goods and goods between the Central Agency for Standardization and Quality Control of Iraq and its Turkish counterpart in accordance with the laws and regulations in force in both countries, in addition to the common interests of the two peoples. (TKA) in Iraq. "
For his part, Ambassador Fatih Yildiz said, "His government sought to develop bilateral relations with Iraq by increasing the volume of trade exchange and opening new border ports and expanding the work of the Turkish Development Agency (Tekka), which will implement many service projects in the liberated governorates. Schools and hospitals "