By John Lee.
Iraq's Undersecretary for Policy Planning, Labeed Abbawi, met Japanese Ambassador Yokota to discuss aid for the reconstruction of Iraq.
Ambassador Yokota expressed pleasure over the Japanese participation in the Baghdad International Fair.
Undersecretary Abbawi stressed Iraq's determination to help Japanese companies to overcome the difficulties they face, and said Iraq wants to increase Japanese investment and competition in the Iraqi market.
(Source: Iraqi Ministry of Foreign Affairs)