[size=36]An Iraqi government delegation visits Turkey to discuss an important file[/size]
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Saqali said, according to the official agency, that "the water file is very important between Iraq and Turkey, and that the President of the Republic, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, has appointed a person specialized in this field, Professor Faysoglu."
He added that "a very large working group has been formed representing all specialists working in state departments, who are specialists in the field of water," noting that "the goal of the team is to solve the water problem in Iraq, and use it well and appropriately by Turkey and Iraq."
He stressed that "work is continuing in this aspect, and two weeks ago a delegation from the Iraqi Ministry of Water Resources went to Turkey, and studies were carried out on the Tigris River in Turkey," noting that "a delegation from the Turkish Ministry of Water Resources will soon visit Iraq to study the water situation from the Mosul Dam." to Basra.
He pointed out that "there is a center that will be close to Baghdad, and its work will revolve around the mechanism of making good use of water by Turkey and Iraq."
He noted that "the water during this year is very scarce in Iraq and Turkey because the rain was little," stressing that "Turkey has never cut off the water."
Regarding investment projects, the Turkish consul stressed that "Turkish companies have been present in Iraq since the past," noting that "the work of Turkish companies depends on granting investment projects to them."
He explained that "there is no obstacle from Iraq regarding the work of Turkish companies, but Iraq must give them investment projects in order to work," noting that "two large Turkish companies operating in Iraq are carrying out two projects in Mosul, one of which is the sewage plant project on the right coast, which is working On the treatment of heavy water, and the other is the project to bring rain water and purify it and return it to the Tigris River, in addition to other projects carried out by Turkish companies, including a hospital at Mosul University, and the new bridge on the Tigris River.
Regarding scientific cooperation between the two countries, the consul said: "Turkey is currently working on the file of scientific cooperation, especially that the existing universities are prestigious and their scientific level is very high." Ended 29/A 43