Tehran, Baghdad discuss bolstering medical cooperation


Iranian Health Minister Seyed Hassan Qazizadeh Hashemi and his Iraqi counterpart Adilla Hamoud Hussein stressed their resolve to expand mutual cooperation between the two countries in medical fields.

According to Fars News Agency, at the meeting, the two officials underlined the need for expanding cooperation in constructing hospitals and pharmaceutical production plants as well as medical tourism.

Hashemi expressed Tehran’s willingness to exchange experience with Baghdad, especially in area of pharmaceutical production.

Meanwhile, the Iraqi Health Minister called for more Iranian investments in her country in different medical fields.

Late last month, Secretary of Iran’s Supreme National Security Council (SNSC) Ali Shamkhani in a meeting with Iraqi Transportation Minister Baqir Jabr al-Zubeidi underlined that further development of economic cooperation sets a priority for the two Muslim neighboring states.

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