By Matthew Gayle.
The government of Iraq has requested that Sri Lanka appoint a trade attache to the Lankan embassy in Baghdad before the two governments joint committee meeting that is to be held three months from now.
According to the Sri Lankan Daily Mirror, the Iraqi Ammbassador in Sri Lanka, Kahtan Taha Khalaf (pictured), said that the relationship between the two countries is growing, and that they are preparing for a high level delegation from both countries to attend the joit committee meeting in July.
The first meeting of the Sri Lankan-Iraq joint committee was held in 1975, and the last meeting took place in Colombo during 2010.
(Source: SL Daily Mirror)