President greets Iraq on national day

New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) President Pranab Mukherjee has greeted the people of Iraq and its President Fuad Masum on the occasion of the west Asian country’s National Day on Tuesday.

“It is with immense pleasure that I extend warm greetings and felicitations to Your Excellency and to the friendly people of Iraq on the occasion of your National Day,” the president said in a message on Monday to his Iraqi counterpart.

“India deeply values its close and friendly relations with the Republic of Iraq, which are rooted in ancient trade and cultural links and people-to-people contacts,” Mukherjee said in a statement.

“We are confident that with the strong commitment of both our great nations, these ties will be further strengthened as we broaden our bilateral cooperation for the mutual benefit of the people of our two countries,” the president said.

He also said that India strongly supports the Iraqi people and the government in their efforts to overcome the current crisis, uphold national sovereignty and preserve territorial integrity.

Leave a Reply

Please enter your comment!

The opinions, views, and thoughts expressed by the readers and those providing comments are theirs alone and do not reflect the opinions of or any employee thereof. is not responsible for the accuracy of any of the information supplied by the readers. Responsibility for the content of comments belongs to the commenter alone.  

We request the readers to refrain from posting defamatory, inflammatory comments and not indulge in personal attacks. However, it is obligatory on the part of to provide the IP address and other details of senders of such comments to the concerned authorities upon their request.

Hence we request all our readers to help us to delete comments that do not follow these guidelines by informing us at Lets work together to keep the comments clean and worthful, thereby make a difference in the community.

Please enter your name here