May 23 2011
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: Czech Prime Minister, Peter Nitchas, has arrived in Baghdad on Monday, leading a high-level delegation on an official visit, and was received in Baghdad International Airport by his Iraqi Counterpart, Nouri al-Maliki.
The Czech Prime Minister and his delegation is scheduled to carry out extensive talks with his Iraqi Counterpart and other leading Iraqi officials, aimed at further strengthening of bilateral relations between the two friendly countries, the semi-official al-Iraqiya TV Network reported.
The Official Spokesman for the Czech government had told the media organizations on Sunday that the Czech Prime Minister would also hold talks with other high-ranking Iraqi officials, among them Parliament Speaker, Usama al-Nujeify and Vice-President, Adel Abdul-Mahdi.
He said the delegation comprises the Czech Ministers of Defense, Industry and Trade, along with other high-ranking officials, along with 40 businessmen, representing the Czech industrial and trade companies and institutions, related to the Iraqi markets.
He also said that the delegation would also sign a number of agreements and Memos of Understanding (MOUs), related to the defense and strategic cooperation, including Iraq’s supply with warplanes and the development of a number of defense and strategic projects, including the fields of electricity, oil and transportation.
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