Media Invited to Partnership Agreement Signing Ceremony
Mayor Annise Parker
Dr. Khalaf Abdul-Samad Khalaf, Governor of Basra Province, Iraq
Signing of an agreement to increase ties between Houston and Basra Province, Iraq, laying the groundwork for future cooperation and collaboration
Wednesday, December 12, 2012 at 5:30 p.m.
Where: The Julia Ideson Building, 2nd floor
Houston, TX 77002
The agreement with Basra Province will focus on promoting cooperation and facilitating exchanges in the areas of business promotion, health care, energy, aviation/aerospace, logistics, technology and education.
From December 12 – 16, 2012, Governor Khalaf will lead a delegation to Houston as part of a visit facilitated by the U.S. Departments of State and Commerce. The City of Houston is hosting a bilateral partnership agreement signing ceremony and reception on Wednesday, December 12, 2012.