Iraq’s Nineveh officials calls for boost of ties with Iran


Official in the northern Iraqi Province of Nineveh, including its governor, have called for enhancement of cooperation with Iran.

Iran’s General Consul in Erbil Morteza Ebadi and the Nineveh Governor Nofal Hammadi in a meeting on Thursday called for expansion of relations.

The Iraqi official also invited Iranian companies to participate in reconstruction of Iraq, as well as holding exhibitions of Iranian goods in Mosul.

Ebadi also met with President of Mosul University, Abi Saeed al-Diwajy, and members of the Chamber of Commerce in Nineveh.

Al-Diwajy, during the meeting, expressed eagerness for establishment of cooperation between Mosul University and Iranian universities to launch the Persian language and literature course in the Iraqi university.

Meantime, members of the Nineveh Chamber of Commerce said they are prepared to engage with the Iranian companies to hold public and specialized exhibitions.

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