Czech Republic seeks to participate "extensively" in Baghdad International Fair14/08/2012 19:03
ERBIL, Aug. 14 (AKnews) - Officials in the Czech Republic say their country is seeking to participate "extensively" in the Baghdad International Fair scheduled to be held in November.
The announcement of the Czech Republic came as part of talks held between a delegation from its embassy and the deputy director general of the Public Company for Fairs and Commercial Services Basem Saddam.
The Trade Ministry said in a statement that Iraq has urged the Czech government to organize specialized exhibitions inside Iraq and participate in the Baghdad International Fair.
The statement added that the company would provide all facilities for the success of Czech participation in the session 39 of 2012.
The statement quoted Jerry Jarrat, the head of the Czech delegation, as saying that the participation of his country will extensive due to the desire of the Czech government to invest in Iraq and compete with global investment firms. His country's participation will be supported directly by the Czech Industries Federation.
By Murtada al-Yusuf