For Immediate Release
June 16, 2005
President to Welcome Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Ja'afari to the White House
The President will welcome Iraqi Prime Minister Ibrahim al-Ja'afari to the White House on June 24, 2005. Prime Minister Ja'afari was selected by the Transitional National Assembly to lead Iraq's first democratically elected government in over fifty years. The President and Prime Minster will discuss progress in the fielding of Iraqi security forces, the Iraqi people's achievements in building a democratic state, the status of the drafting of the new Iraqi constitution, and ongoing cooperation on a range of bilateral, regional, and international issues.
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