Baghdad - INA
First Deputy Speaker of Parliament Hassan Al Kaabi stressed that the Faw port should be at the level of international ports.
A statement of Al-Kaabi’s office received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) said today, Sunday, that "the first deputy speaker of the House of Representatives, Hassan Al-Kaabi, chaired an expanded meeting for the Construction and Parliamentary Services Committee, in the presence of a number of deputies of the parliamentary committees and Minister of Transport Nasser Hussein Bandar, and a number of ministry officials, to discuss the large Faw port project File.
Al-Kaabi added that "the port of Faw is among the most sensitive and important files for the state and the Iraqi people, as it represents a major economic and investment interface and a main artery for Iraq after oil, as well as being a starting point for trade with the outside world."
He indicated that what increases its importance is the projects of reviving the Silk Road and the Dry Canal, and the linking line between East and West, and its importance is not for the Iraqi economy now but rather for the future of our generations in general, and from this standpoint we have to see the full details of this file and highlight the facts in full and know the obstacles facing This project, let us work together to overcome it quickly and ensure the completion of the project as quickly as possible and strive to complete it to be at the level of international ports. "