[size=36]Chinese Ambassador: Abdul-Mahdi visits three cities and signs historic agreements[/size]
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Chinese Ambassador to Baghdad, Zhang Tao, on Tuesday, the visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi to three cities and the signing of historic agreements.
Ambassador Tao pointed out that "the most important and prominent stations of the visit and economic, technological, security and cultural agreements to be signed by the two sides, led by the framework agreement with the Chinese company" Sanshou ", an agreement that will provide more than 10 billion dollars for reconstruction in reconstruction and reconstruction. Electricity crisis through the establishment of four huge power stations in Baghdad and the provinces.
"The agreements to be signed by the prime minister will also include the establishment of an electronic library at the University of Baghdad, the training of Iraqi cadres by experts of the company" Huawei "leading in the field of communications technology and agreements in the construction of housing complexes and hospitals, soil rehabilitation and agriculture and achieve security cooperation and coordination between the two countries and dozens of agreements .
He added, "The visit of Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi is expected; the most important visit by Iraqi officials to China, especially after Iraq has achieved great victories on terrorists (ISIS), especially if this situation is improving. Of Iraq's opportunities for reconstruction. "
He continued: "We expect to be the next year; the year of reconstruction, and this is what we have observed through the statements of many officials who stressed that the year before will witness a big leap in the reconstruction processes in the historical areas in the realization of the two areas and the realization of China.
The main objective of Abdul-Mahdi's visit is to consolidate the strategic relations between China and Iraq. We seek to strengthen those relations by signing a joint agreement to establish broader cooperation mechanisms in various fields, through which the agreement will be signed with the agreement. Sancho, a specialized company providing credit guarantee for Iraqi oil trade, an agreement that will provide more than 10 billion dollars for reconstruction operations in Iraq, and this means that there are more Chinese companies that Involved the reconstruction of Iraq, more broadly, which embed the Convention, and efforts are being made now to push for the signing of a memorandum of understanding between Iraq and China to participate in the reconstruction, and this generally expresses the desire of China to participate fatigue in this area extensively and in-depth and in various cooperation agreements areas
Ambassador Tao said: "Cooperation will extend to the field of electricity, water purification, construction of schools, hospitals, housing units, transport projects and others. Chinese companies will participate in the areas that the Iraqi people need, as will the new Iraqi side. $ 10 million targeting humanitarian. "
During the historic visit, the executive program between Iraq and China in the cultural field will be signed until 2021, and the Chinese ambassador unveiled a cooperation agreement between the Chinese Ministry of Information Council and the Chinese Ministry of Information.
He added: "In the field of technology, a memorandum of understanding will be signed between Huawei and the Iraqi Communications and Media Commission, which will include training of Iraqi cadres in the field of communications and the Internet, and will also discuss a memorandum of understanding between the China Office of Satellite Navigation and the Iraqi Ministry of Communications on cooperation in In this evolving field, as part of the Memorandum of Understanding in the field of technology to be signed during the visit, Huawei will assist Iraqi universities in training professors in the field of communication and technology.
During the visit, the Iraqi and Chinese sides will discuss cooperation in the field of security and various strategic projects. The Chinese ambassador explained that "efforts are currently being made to achieve an agreement between the Chinese General Security and the Iraqi Ministry of Interior." Major strategic projects, such as schools, residential complexes and major transportation projects. "
"The Chinese government will provide a variety of drought and salinity-resistant seeds in accordance with the atmosphere and requirements of the Iraqi Ministry of Agriculture," Tao said.
He pointed out that "these seeds are dedicated to Iraq, has been developed by a number of Chinese researchers to suit the Iraqi atmosphere, especially climate and soil." Electricity and visas The electricity sector in Iraq, which China has been participating strongly for years. "
He said," There are four giant power plants that Chinese companies are establishing to supply the Iraqi electricity system, and if fully completed, we expect a large proportion of the electricity crisis in the country, It is hoped that the proportion of energy production will reach 22 thousand megawatts, and there is a large Chinese plant supplying 60 percent of the energy to the capital Baghdad, and we are working in the field of energy to help Iraq to exploit the associated gas.
Ambassador Tao revealed in his speech to the morning, "the issuance of the Chinese embassy in Baghdad new amendments to the granting of visa to Iraqis, where it will see the granting of great facilities."
He said: "We will address this, and ease restrictions in the issue of the invitation according to which the visa is granted, and will be much easier than before, and compared with last year has increased the granting of visa to Iraqis this year, and we expect to reach 23 thousand visa, and there is Talks between foreign ministries of China and Iraq to exempt holders of service passports. "
As part of the program of Abdul-Mahdi's visit, the important Sino-Iraqi economic forum will be held, and the best Chinese companies will be invited to participate. Ambassador Tao said: "The Chinese government welcomes this historic visit very much, as Iraq is China's largest economic partner. Chinese companies view Iraq as a promising and important market. Therefore, the Chinese government attaches great importance to strengthening relations with Iraq, whether economically, commercially or politically. Especially Mieh, as it coincides with the 70th anniversary of the founding of the Republic of China, it represents the extent of great interest by the Chinese government in Iraq. "
Among the special activities that will be arranged during the visit, "the presence of Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi for the second session of the Industrialization Conference, which will be held in the city of (Kho), and Abdul Mahdi will be the guest of honor the first in that conference, which represents the technology The presence of the Prime Minister at the Forum will strengthen the Iraqi situation globally. "
Ambassador Tao stressed that "the companies, government and people of the integrated relations of China look forward with great care and interest to this important visit.
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During the visit, Prime Minister Adel Abdul Mahdi will meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Chinese Premier Li Keqiang, and will also visit the cities of Xu, Shanghai and Beijing, ahead of the upcoming visit, and a number of Iraqi ministers arrived for talks. In various fields, the most recent being the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity, who held meetings with the China Energy Authority for joint cooperation.
The Chinese Ambassador touched on the "idea of the project and the most prominent global initiative in the twenty-first century" belt and road ".
He said: "In 2015, Iraq and China signed a memorandum of understanding on participation in the construction of the (belt and road), but because of the security situation experienced by Iraq did not fully activate that memorandum, so China is looking forward during the visit of Abdul-Mahdi We also look forward to activating the role of the Sino-Iraqi Joint Economic Committee, where the two sides can discuss in depth the issue of building (belt and road) and activate the Joint Economic Committee. "
Ambassador Tao stressed that "Iraq is an integral part of the process of building (the belt and road), and that this initiative is not a project, but a concept and an idea. The rails and bridges will be included in the framework of construction (belt and road). "
He added: "We would like to stress that the initiative is not a Chinese strategy, but an initiative put forward by the Chinese side, as the basic principles of (Belt and Road) are consultation, partnership and benefit, and we welcome and welcome all countries to participate in its construction, and the main objective of the initiative is not profit, but the common prosperity of all Countries and peoples, so it can be said to build (belt and road). "
Tao pointed out that "Iraq is an ancient state with a civilization, an important country in the region, but because of the negative effects Iraq has faced some problems and challenges, so I am keen to make the utmost efforts to help the Iraqi people and to help Iraq in Iraq and Iraq." "This visit meets the important needs of both sides, as well as commensurate with the title of the current era (peace and development)," he said.
He added: "The importance of the visit as it contributes positively to enhance cooperation between the two countries in the next phase, and heralds a new phase between the two countries, as our future mission is to translate the future consensus between the two countries seriously, and we will encourage more Chinese companies to enter Iraq and Iraq." We will not only help Iraq rebuild, but we will help Iraq to build Iraqi cadres in various fields and overcome difficulties and challenges, in order to strengthen the historic joint relations and promote progress.
In conclusion, Chinese Ambassador to Iraq Zhang Tao stressed that his country "firmly supports the efforts of Iraq to preserve its sovereignty, independence, unity and sovereignty of its territory, as we firmly oppose the persistent calculations that the Iraqi people should be the arena to eliminate Iraq. And achieve security and safety throughout Iraq, and these are the feelings of the Chinese people who seek to strengthen cooperation with Iraq to contribute to the achievement of common development.
Prime Minister Adel Abdul-Mahdi is scheduled to pay an official visit to China at the invitation of the head of the Council of State at the head of a high-level delegation to China on Thursday. The visit will last four days, during which important agreements will be signed between the two countries on various issues. And the file of major private projects in the field of roads and transport, services, education, health and others