INA – Baghdad
Iraqi Minister of Finance Ali Abdul Amir Allawi and the Australian Ambassador to Iraq Paula Ganly discussed economic and financial cooperation between the two countries.
During the meeting, both also discussed the possibility of the contribution of leading Australian companies in developing various economic sectors in Iraq.
Allawi expressed, the desire of the Iraqi government in building bridges of cooperation and partnership with various countries of the world, praising "the Australian government's policy and directions in support of the economic reform process in Iraq,"
For her part, Ganly stressed "continuing efforts aimed at activating joint bilateral cooperation," adding that "the Australian government is ready to provide all forms of necessary support for the Iraqi people,"