The Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halboosi today, received the Chargé d’Affaires of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Iraq, Mr. Tsjeard Hoekstra and the Director of the Netherlands Institute for Democracy Program, Antoine Brasset and his accompanying delegation
The meeting discussed prospects of cooperation with the Kingdom of the Netherlands and its efforts in the international coalition to combat terrorism, contributing to support Iraq and assisting in the return of displaced people after the victory against extremist terrorist organizations.
H.E. the Speaker welcomed the Director of the Netherlands Institute for Democracy Program, expressing the readiness of the Parliament to hold workshops between the parliamentary committees and the Institute, especially in the programs of developing democracy and human rights, activating the role of women in society and in the field of sports and youth.
For his part, the Dutch Chargé d’Affaires Mr. Hoekstra expressed his country’s readiness to support Iraq politically, militarily and economically, while the Director of the Netherlands Institute for Democracy Program expressed his desire to expand their work in Iraq, support the democratic process, encourage political dialogue between parties and the empowerment of women and their role in society through developmental intellectual programs.
Of the Parl. Speaker
Sep 24, 2019