Sunday, February 5

Politics

The President of the Republic discusses with a Kurdish tribal delegation from the people of Kirkuk the service situation there

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Baghdad The President of the Republic, Dr. Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid, received, at the Baghdad Palace, a Kurdish tribal delegation from the people of Kirkuk Governorate.   During the meeting, the President of the Republic stressed, according to a presidential statement, that the city of Kirkuk has a special importance, and it suffered from injustice, persecution and deprivation during the time of the former regime, stressing the need to improve the status of services and rehabilitate the infrastructure in order to meet the demands of the people of the city.   The meeting also discussed the reality of the city and the importance of starting vital projects and developing urban facilities.   While the members of the delegation reviewed the obstacles they face a...

National Archives Centre Chairman receives researchers

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Manama: National Archives Centre Chairman Dr. Majid bin Ali Al Nuaimi today received researchers Bashar Al Hadi and Rashid Al Jasim.They presented to Dr. Al Nuaimi a copy of their book "Bahrain Noukhadas" in which they cite the names of divers, featuring photos and documents.Dr. Al Nuaimi praised the researchers' efforts in compiling their valuable book which aims to conserve an aspect of Bahraini heritage.Source: Bahrain News Agency

OIC Secretary General Receives Venezuelan Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

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Jeddah-- Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) Secretary General Hissein Brahim Taha has received here Venezuela's ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, David Velasquez Caraballo.During the meeting, both sides exchanged views on various issues of mutual interest and explored ways to enhance bilateral relations between the OIC and Venezuela.Source: Saudi Press Agency

Third Arab-Asian Dialogue on Intellectual Property Begins

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Cairo, The third Arab-Asian Dialogue on Intellectual Property (IP) began today at the Arab League headquarters in Cairo between Japan and a number of Arab countries.The dialogue was organized by the Arab League's Intellectual Property and Competitiveness Department in cooperation with the World Intellectual Property Organization and the Japan Patent Office.The Kingdom's delegation to the discussions comprised the Executive Director of patents at the Saudi Authority for Intellectual Property (SAIP) Mizael Alharbi, the Head of SAIP's International Partnership Department Turki Al-Faqih, and Head of Environmental Creativity System Team at the Small and Medium Enterprises General Authority Ahmad Al-Numani.The third Arab-Asian Dialogue will be discussing the latest developments with regard to IP...

Washington is ready to build a world-class electricity system” in Iraq

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Baghdad The US Ambassador to Iraq, Alina Romanowski, affirmed that Iraqis deserve a diversified, modern economy and well-paid jobs."Iraqis deserve a diversified, modern economy and well-paid jobs," Ambassador Alina Romanowski wrote on her Twitter page."To achieve this, it is necessary to build a world-class electricity system," she added.She stressed: "The United States is ready to work with the Iraqi Minister of Electricity Ziyad Ali Fadel and the Iraqi government to carry out this important endeavor."Source: National Iraqi News Agency

Parliamentary Finance Committee meets with the Governor of the CBI to discuss the rise in the exchange rate of the dollar

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Baghdad The Parliamentary Finance Committee held a joint meeting with the Governor of the Central Bank, Ali Mohsen Al-Alaq, today, Tuesday, to discuss the issue of the fluctuation of the high exchange rates of the dinar against the dollar and the possibility of controlling it to preserve the market, and the procedures and steps of the Central Bank to address that.Source: National Iraqi News Agency