Baghdad - INA
The Minister of Agriculture, Muhammad Karim al-Khafaji, agreed today, Thursday, with his Egyptian counterpart, Muhammad Marzouq Al-Qusayr, to form a joint committee to hold its meetings in Baghdad and Cairo to continue research on agricultural affairs between the two countries.
The Ministry of Agriculture stated in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the two sides agreed to establish a joint agricultural technical committee headed by the agriculture ministers of the two countries, which includes experts and specialists in agricultural affairs," noting that "this committee will hold its meetings, respectively, in Baghdad and Cairo."
He added, "The two sides discussed various agricultural issues, especially those related to the problems of exporting agricultural products between the two countries, and emphasized solving problems that may hinder the growth and development of joint relations."
According to the statement, Al-Khafaji expressed "Iraq's desire to benefit from the Egyptian expertise and successful agricultural experiences, as well as the opportunities for training Iraqi cadres in Egypt in various agricultural fields."