Long-Presse / Baghdad
Called Iraq, Thursday, Malaysian investors to seize the "stability" of political in it and enter the markets for the implementation of various projects, noting that there are "tremendous opportunities" for Malaysian companies to participate in the sectors of energy and infrastructure projects, development and trade in goods, foodstuffs and consumer equipment.
This came in a statement to the Iraqi ambassador in Kuala Lumpur, on behalf of Hattab Toma, quoted by the Malaysian national news agency Bernama Bernama, and seen it (the long-Presse).
Toma said, "The political stability in Iraq, making it ready to receive foreign investors who Iromon contribute to the massive reconstruction in the country."
He said the Iraqi ambassador, said there was "tremendous opportunities for Malaysian companies to participate in the energy sector out exploration for oil and gas, and infrastructure projects, development and trade in goods, foodstuffs and consumer equipment," adding that "Iraq is looking forward for some time in Malaysia, the country's Muslim brother, to contribute to the efforts reconstruction and development of the country, especially that it has established relationships and long-term with him, I hope that getting stronger. "
Toma explained, that "the oil giant Petronas Malaysian Petronas currently exist in Iraq," and expressed the hope that "initiate another giant Malaysian companies to enter Iraq."
It is noteworthy that the two Petronas of Malaysia and Japeix Japanese together won a contract to develop the Gharraf field in the province of Dhi Qar, (350 km south of Baghdad), for the drilling and development of 11 oil wells and production of crude oil, up to 50 thousand barrels per day, the end of the year 2013 the current, while the Petronas Malaysia accounts for 45% of the shares of Garraf oilfield project in the province of Dhi Qar, and owns Japex Japanese composed with a 30% share of the project, and returns the remaining share of the North Oil Company.
According to the Iraqi ambassador, that "the education sector of the areas that longs Iraq for closer cooperation which with Malaysia," noting that there is "more than three thousand Iraqi students continue to study in various disciplines in universities of Malaysia, as well as the presence of more than 450 Iraqis working in the disciplines and different areas other. "
He said Toma, that "running a direct air route to the Iraqi Airways from Kuala Lumpur to Baghdad to make it easier for Malaysians to go to Iraq," pointing out that there is "currently has two flights a week are getting more based on the increased demand."
The history of diplomatic relations between Iraq and Malaysia, back to the beginning of the seventies of the twentieth century past, and bilateral relations between the two countries witnessed a remarkable development during the contract eighties and nineties it, and the beginning of the new millennium, and there was an exchange of visits of officials between the two countries, and the exchange of commercial scale.
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