Iraqi President Meets Jordan’s Parliament Speaker


On Wednesday, January 11, 2023, the President of the Republic of Iraq, Abdullatif Jamal Rashid met with the Speaker of the Jordanian Parliament, Ahmed Al-Safadi, accompanied by a parliamentary delegation, at the Baghdad Palace.

The good relations between Iraq and Jordan were discussed during the meeting including the need to further enhance them in both nations' interests.

The well-established relations between Iraq and Jordan are a point of pride and honour, His Excellency President Rashid said, while adding that these bilateral relations serve common interests. Iraq stands ready to provide the assistance that the Jordanian people need, HE asserted while referring to cooperation in political, economic, education, and health sectors as pivotal to achieving mutual interests.

Additionally, HE, hailed Jordan's supportive stance by the people of Iraq, and it is vital to maintain the joint coordination between the two countries, he continued to say, we can take advantage of the friendly relations between Iraq and Jordan to pave the way towards peace, security, and stability in the region and joining hands against our common enemy, which is terrorism and extremism.

The President spoke about the prevailing security, political and economic stability in Iraq that help attract foreign investments and reinvigorate the private sector. The Iraqi government is working on ensuring better public services for its citizens, HE added.

The visiting delegation conveyed greetings from the Jordanian Monarch, King Abdullah II to President Rashid, and that His Majesty takes pride in the relations with Iraq. Furthermore, His Majesty is keen to maintain good relations with Iraq and emphasised the importance of supporting Iraq and its people. The Iraqi President reciprocated, asking the Jordanian Speaker to convey his greetings to His Majesty King Abdulla II in turn, wishing him good health and all success and to all the Jordanian, wishing them progress and prosperity.

Jordan looks forward to further cooperation with Iraq on subjects from across the spectrum, particularly in fostering economic growth, the delegation stressed while emphasising Iraq’s key role in defeating the criminal gangs of Daesh and the war on terrorism on behalf of the world.



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