The 6th International Exhibition for Construction and Environmental Technology, Materials and Equipment for Iraq (Project Iraq 2013) opened at the fairgrounds on Monday, Under aegis of Iraq's Kurdistan Regional Government.
Eighteen Kuwaiti firms showcase their products at the exhibition which lasts until October 31, said Zainab Hussein, director of the Export Promotion Division of Kuwait's Public Authority for Industry (PAI).
"The State of Kuwait, represented by PAI, is taking part in the event out of keenness to meet the high turnout for the Kuwaiti high quality products in this northern Iraq region," she said in statement to KUNA.
"Such exhibitions provide an ample opportunity for Kuwait to contribute to the reconstruction of Iraq in general and Kurdistan region in particular," she noted.
On his part, Iraqi Kurdistan's Minister of Housing and Reconstruction Kamaran Ahmad Abdullah said this annual event helps optimize the roles of the private and public sectors in reviving the construction sector and improving the infrastructure of Kurdistan region.
"It also offers a chance for the local enterprises to network with regional and international firms, launch joint ventures, and keep abreast of the latest developments in the industrial field," the minister pointed out.
Meanwhile, governor of Irbil said 86 Turkish firms and 80 Iranian ones are showcasing their products in the areas of electricity and construction materials, which evidences to the stable atmosphere in this provincial capital of Kurdistan.