INA – Baghdad
Ministry of Communications – MOC announced upon an agreement to make the first satellite for Iraq.
"The Egyptian government launched the initiative to establish the first satellite for Iraq and it was agreed to establish it via an Iraqi-Egyptian initiative as it was agreed with the French company Airbus to implement it," said the Ministry spokesman Raad Al-Mashhadani in a statement to the Iraqi News Agency (INA).
Al-Mashhadani explained that this satellite is very important to Iraq, as the number of Iraqi channels has reached 150 satellite channels, in addition to radio frequencies and what is related to the advanced and modern technological services that serve the Ministry of Communications.
"Before the end of last year, the Republic of Egypt launched the Twenty-Twenty Moon, and it is possible to benefit from the Egyptian industrial experience," he added.