[size=36]Al-Sudani: Iraq welcomes the contribution of German companies to building infrastructure[/size]
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, Prime Minister Muhammad Shia Al-Sudani affirmed today, Tuesday, that Iraq welcomes the contribution of German companies in building infrastructure, while he sponsored the signing of three contracts with Siemens Energy Company to rehabilitate 4 power stations.
The office said in a statement, a copy of which was received by Mawazine News, that "Prime Minister Mohamed Shiaa al-Sudani received today German Foreign Minister Analina Berbock and her accompanying delegation," noting that "during the meeting, ways of consolidating bilateral relations and partnership were discussed." In various fields, for the benefit of the Iraqi and German peoples.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister stressed "the importance of continuing bilateral communication and cooperation, and exchanging information on the security side," expressing "Iraq's openness to all forms of partnerships and investment opportunities, and welcoming the contribution of German companies to building infrastructure in Iraq."
For her part, the German minister conveyed to the Prime Minister the greetings of German Chancellor Olaf Scholz, and expressed the desire of "the German government to resume the work of the joint Iraqi-German committee again."
She stressed, "Germany's support for the efforts of the Iraqi government in its endeavor to implement administrative and economic reforms, and to achieve good governance."
According to the statement of the Prime Minister's Media Office, at the end of the meeting, and under the auspices of the Prime Minister, a signing ceremony took place with the German energy company Siemens for the first group of project contracts included in the memorandum of cooperation, which includes rehabilitation and comprehensive service work for (Kirkuk, Al-Rasheed, and Sadr gas stations) to produce gas. electricity".
The office stated, "These contracts cover the service of the stations for a period of five years, with a production capacity of up to 1400MW, which helps to sustain work in them and stabilize energy production and distribution," noting, "The German government will work for the first time to follow up Siemens' work in Iraq, to ensure Full implementation by the company of the contracts concluded and adherence to them.
He stressed, "The signing of the three contracts came as a confirmation of the Ministry of Electricity's obligations under the memorandum of understanding signed with the German company Siemens in Berlin, under the auspices of the Prime Minister last January," pointing out, "The Iraqi government was able, with these three contracts, to obtain a financial reduction." It reaches 30 percent.” Ended 29/M99