By John Lee.
Oil Minister Adel Abdel Mahdi [Adil Abd Al-Mahdi] met recently with a delegation from the Japanese companies Toyo and Mitsui.
The meeting was attended by the deputies of the minister and the Directors General.
Minister Mahdi confirmed that Iraq is keen to strengthen relations with major global companies, expand cooperation in the energy sector, and develop the gas industry.
The Japanese delegation said that they intend to contribute to developing the oil industry in Iraq.
(Source: Ministry of Oil)