OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE - Ambassador of Iraq Dr Rushdi Al-Ani has invited Pakistani businessmen to initiate joint ventures with their Iraqi counterparts as abundant investment and business opportunities are available there. The Ambassador was speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry on Friday. The Ambassador said that Iraq is also in dire need of manpower from Pakistan to complete its projects in construction, manufacturing sector and in agriculture. Dr Rushdi Al-Ani said that Iraq also needs Pakistans help in education, health and engineering sectors therefore Pakistani educationists, doctors and engineers should avail the opportunities in this oil rich country. He informed the participants that the Prime Minister of Pakistan would soon visit Iraq where he would be signing a number of economy related agreements also. The Ambassador urged the LCCI President to arrange a sector-specific delegation to Iraq so that the businessmen could have first hand knowledge of business facilities being offered by Iraqi government.