Arab League`s Secretary General، Ahmed Aboul Gheit met with Iraq's Foreign Minister، Mohamed Ali al-Hakim on slideness of meetings of the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit held in Beirut during the period from 17 to 20 of the current month.
Official spokesman of the Arab League secretary-general، Mahmoud Afifi said that Aboul Gheit confirmed the Arab League`s support for Iraq in its exerted efforts to overcome the negative effects of the crisis` years it suffered، and the war against terrorism، and to achieve the aspirations of all the Iraqi people.
Noteworthy، Arab League`s Secretary General، Ahmed Aboul Gheit arrived in the Lebanese capital of Beirut this morning to participate in the final preparatory meetings of the Arab Economic and Social Development Summit at its fourth session.
Lebanese Defense Minister Yacoub Sarraf received Aboul Gheit at Beirut Rafic Hariri International Airport representing Lebanese President Michel Aoun.
The Arab leaders discussed 27 issues، including the Arab food security، developments in the Greater Arab Free Trade Area and the fulfillment of the requirements of establishing the unified Arab customs union and the Arab strategy for sustainable energy 2030.
During the summit، the Arab Common Market for Electricity and other important items was addressed by Arab leaders.