Opening the World to Basrah, and Basrah to the World

group of delegatesThe U.S. Consulate General in Basrah congratulates their Excellencies the Minister of Foreign Affairs Ibrahim Al-Jaafari, and Governor Dr. Majid Al-Nasrawi, on the opening of a new liaison office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Basrah.  The office and the associated decentralization of services will benefit the citizens of southern Iraq and the diplomatic and international missions accredited here.

The U.S. Consulate General attaches great priority to expanding ties between the people of southern Iraq and the United States, and looks forward to working with the new office toward that objective.  Initiatives such as this reinforce the international significance of Basrah and can foster valuable connections to the international economy and global community.