Pakistan, Iraq agree to further strengthen bilateral ties

Pakistan, Iraq agree to further strengthen bilateral ties

Baghdad (Web Desk): Pakistan and Iraq have agreed to further strengthen bilateral ties between the two countries.

The understanding to this effect was reached between Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari and his Iraqi counterpart Dr Fuad Hussein in Baghdad on Monday.

During the meeting, the two sides exchanged views on different aspects of diplomatic relations between Pakistan and Iraq.

The two sides agreed to enhance relations between Pakistan and Iraq in diverse and multidimensional areas including diplomatic ties.

FM Bilawal arrived in Iraq from Jordan on the second leg of his three-day visit on Monday.

Deputy foreign minister Muhammad Hussain Bahr-ul-Uloom, Pakistan’s ambassador to Iraq Ahmed Amjad Ali, and senior officials of the embassy received the foreign minister.

During his stay in Iraq, FM Bilawal will hold meetings with the political leadership of the country.

He will lay the foundation-stone of the Pakistan embassy besides a visit to Ziaraat.