Ilam Governor-General Hassan Bahramnia said in the signing ceremony that the two provinces have ethnic and cultural commonalities which provides the best opportunity for business interactions.
He promised that a piece of land would be selected later today and the construction would start in the near future after receiving required authorizations from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Diyala Governor Muthana Al-Timimi said that the central government in Iraq had rejected a similar agreement previously, but he promised to secure Baghdad’s agreement with this MoU.
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