The Minister Ministry of Construction, Housing, Municipalities and Public Works of Iraq Benkin Rikani, called on Sunday, on French companies to participate in the implementation of service projects in Iraq.
The ministry said, in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA), that "the Minister of Construction, Housing and Public Municipalities Benkin Rikani, called on French companies to participate in the implementation of service projects in Iraq while he was receiving Éric Chevalier, French Ambassador to Iraq, and the Regional Director for the Middle East, Catherine Bono, in the presence of the Directors General of Planning and Sewage in the Ministry."
The minister stressed, according to the statement, the importance of deepening the joint relations between the two friendly countries, especially after the recent successful visit of Prime Minister Mohamed Shia al-Sudani to Paris, adding that the ministry has many projects in the fields of roads and bridges, housing, water and sewage, as well as on urban design projects."
For his part, the French ambassador expressed during the meeting "the desire of French companies to implement projects, especially in the water sector, and also the support of the French Development Agency to finance projects, including the expansion and development of water networks in Mosul, and the heavy water treatment plant in Khalidiyah in Anbar province."
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