Iraqi PM meets Indian ambassador

Sudani calls on Indian companies to invest in Iraq’s Development Road

BAGHDAD, September 18 — Prime Minister Mohammed Shiaa’ Al-Sudani has urged Indian companies to contribute to investment in the Development Road during his meeting with the Indian Ambassador to Baghdad, Prashant Pisey.

A statement from the Prime Minister’s office said Al-Sudani emphasized the deep historical relations between Iraq and India, highlighting the potential for cooperation in various fields.

Al-Sudani also noted that the government is undertaking strategic projects, including development initiatives, and invited Indian companies to invest in Iraq.

The Prime Minister stressed the importance of utilizing Indian expertise in the field of electronic payment systems and hospital construction and operation.

Ambassador Pisey highlighted Iraq’s significance as one of India’s major suppliers, with India importing $34 billion worth of Iraqi oil last year.

He expressed the desire of Indian companies to participate in projects in Iraq, particularly in the healthcare sector.