Oman Support Iraq’s Candidacy For Membership In The Int’l Labor Org. Board Of Directors For West Asia Group

Baghdad The Chargé d’Affairs at the Iraqi Embassy in Muscat, Muhammad Issa Al-Issawi, met with the Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of Oman, Khalifa bin Ali Al-Harthy.

A statement by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs stated that: “During the meeting, fraternal relations between the two brotherly countries were discussed. Several topics were also discussed, including expediting the meeting of the Iraqi-Omani Joint Committee in Baghdad, signing several memoranda of understanding within its agenda, and exempting Iraqi citizens from delay fines resulting from Delays in renewing their passports, increasing the number of academic seats granted to Iraqi students studying in the Sultanate, excluding Iraqis coming to the Sultanate and official delegations from the precautionary measures for the Coronavirus, including their exclusion from institutional quarantine, and supporting Iraq’s candidacy for membership in the International Labor Organization’s Board of Directors for West Asia Group for the period 2021 – during the elections that will take place virtually on the sidelines of the 109th session of the International Labor Conference scheduled to be held on the fourteenth of June in Geneva.

The Omani official confirmed: “The Sultanate is ready to support Iraq’s candidacy for membership in the Board of Directors of the International Labor Organization.”/ End

Source: National Iraqi News Agency