Abdul-Mahdi: Our visit to China to form framework relations for strategic partnership
11:15 - 19/09/2019
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published Prime Minister [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] , on Thursday, a message in which he spoke about his visit to China and its goals, pointing out that he wanted to visit constitutes a qualitative leap in relations between the two countries.
"I am writing these words and we are on our way to the People's Republic of China on a visit that we want to be a quantum leap in the relations between the two countries," Abdul-Mahdi said in a message posted on his social media page.
He added, “He was accompanied by a delegation of senior executives, including a large number of ministers and senior officials, including conservatives from all over [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] , not only because of China's importance to Iraq and its global standing, but also because [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] He has also been developing strategic framework relations with the People's Republic of China, which is known for its economic and technical capabilities and its long-term contributions to the reconstruction and construction of its sprawling country and the world's first most populous country. In addition to its global economic and technical contributions, it has now made it the second economy in the world which may top the list in the next few decades. ”
“China has managed to overcome the poverty, underdevelopment and disintegration it experienced a few decades ago, and has provided the world with examples of the possibility of moving quickly, steadily and steadily from a backward tertiary economy and a country that is today at the forefront of countries, not in terms of Wealth only, but human, cultural, health, sports, artistic, social, scientific and security as well.
He stressed that we are seeking in our visit today to form a framework for strategic partnership in order to rise[You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] rebuilding its infrastructure, economy and society and making tangible progress in getting rid of unemployment, poverty, illiteracy and underdevelopment. Iraq, whose relations with the West have evolved over the last two centuries and still wish to preserve and develop them, is now seeking to deepen its relations with the East and Asian countries by virtue of thousands of years of historical relations and similar experiences that allow it to benefit from its rich experiences and experiences in this field. Therefore, [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] was one of the first countries to join the "Belt and Road" initiative, where we seek to link the Near East to the Far East, including what has been known historically Silk Road, which was also the way of spices.
The Prime Minister pointed out that "time does not allow long wait and missed opportunities, we need deliberate decisions, rapid and direct taken at the highest levels with officials of other countries that aspire to establish mutually beneficial relations and sustainable partnership with them help us in achieving our ambitious programs, especially in the fields of agriculture and industry. “Weapons, education, health, energy, communications, transportation, water and everything related to the construction and reconstruction of Iraq's basic infrastructure, which is the lever of growth, and the basis of the great progress that befits Iraq and its people.”
"In order to achieve these goals, we attended this large executive delegation to discuss and develop relations and draw plans, and to sign a large number of agreements that will bring significant changes in our economies, infrastructure and our various activities," he said. Done / 25