Iraq signs a Memorandum of Understanding between the Pakistani Foreign Service Academy and the Iraqi Foreign Service Institute in Islamabad. by islamabad · April 9, 2021 The Undersecretary for Political Planning Affairs and the Dean of the Foreign Service Institute, Dr. Saleh Hussein Al-Tamimi, signed on Thursday 8/4/2021 a Memorandum of Understanding between the Pakistan Foreign Service Academy and Iraqi Foreign Service Institute. The signing ceremony took place at the Pakistani Ministry of Foreign Affairs headquarter in the presence of the Iraqi delegation and Pakistani Minister of Foreign Affairs, Director General of the Foreign Service Academy, Ambassador Imran Ahmed Mirza and other dignitaries of the Ministry. For his part, Dr. Saleh praised the levels achieved by this academy and the qualitative development it has gained in several areas, stressing upon keenness to enhance joint cooperation in many areas of training, such as building knowledge through scientific curricula that today constitute the main pillar of diplomacy and its pillar towards understanding reality and surrounding paths that the world is taking due to the acceleration of its decision-making steps. Taking advantage of the importance of establishing many applied programs for the two countries, which raise the quality of the scientific aspect in the level of diplomatic work and the related protocol obligations, and various mechanisms in dealing with world diplomats at all levels.After that, Dr. Saleh Hussain Al-Tamimi made an official visit to the building of the Pakistani Foreign Service Academy accompanied by the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to Islamabad and a number of embassy employees. On the other hand, His Excellency Ambassador Imran Ahmed expressed his appreciation to Mr. undersecretary and his accompanying delegation, affirming his pride in the strong relations that bind the two countries, and their common eagerness to develop all aspects of cooperation between the two countries towards broader horizons, such as consolidating the culture of dialogue and establishing principles of peace, wishing Iraq more progress and prosperity.