By John Lee.
Foreign Minister Hoshyar Zebari has opened the new Iraqi embassy in Abu Dhabi , capital of the brother United Arab Emirates with the participation of His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zaied Al Nuhaiyan, UAE Minister of Foreign Affairs, senior officials, members of the Arab and foreign diplomatic corps and a group of Iraqi community in the UAE.
The ribbon cutting ceremony was done by the Iraqi Minister of Foreign Affairs ,Hoshyar Zebari and his UAE counterpart, His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zaied Al Nuhaiyan.
Iraq's Ambassador to the United Arab Emirates, Muwaffaq Mehdi Abboud gave a welcoming speech in which he praised efforts of the Iraqi engineers and staff of the embassy to follow up and complete building of the embassy and the Ambassador's residence in Abu Dhabi. The two Ministers gave words on this occasion praising the distinguished relations between the two brotherly countries.
Worth mentioning that the Iraqi Embassy building is an architectural edifice in Abu Dhabi which embodies the ancient civilization of Iraq.