More than 105 Arab and foreign companies will participate in a trade and industrial fair in Baghdad, according to an Iraqi trade ministry press release.
“The companies will take part in the six-day Iraq International Fair under the rubrics ‘International Cooperation Workshop for Reconstruction & Investment’ on November 10-15 in the Baghdad International Exhibition Grounds,” an authorized source in the trade ministry’s Iraqi Fairs Company was quoted in the release as received by Aswat al-Iraq.
“Attending the event will be companies from Germany, France, Britain, Italy, Sweden, Switzerland and South Korea in addition to Turkey, which has the largest exhibiting pavilion, 750 square meters,” the source said.
“Also participating are companies from Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Jordan, Syria and Lebanon, as well as Iraqi ministries and official institutions, namely the ministries of industry & minerals, reconstruction & housing, transport and oil,” he added, noting that Phillips and Siemens are among the exhibitors in the event.
The trade ministry had sponsored the 1st national fair on reconstruction and investment last May.
(Voices of Iraq)