Commons motion on the importance of Iraqi Agriculture

LFIQ Joint President Dave Anderson has tabled the following motion in the Commons.
That this House warmly welcomes the participation of the Kurdistan Regional Government and its Prime Ministers Advisor on Sustainable Development and Agriculture, Dr Anwar Abdullah at the World Fruit and Vegetable Expo in London on 21 and 22 October 2009; believes that this will be a good opportunity to showcase Kurdistan’s agricultural potential, including fruit of unique tastes and quality such as apples, grapes, pomegranates, figs, and tomatoes, as well as first-class honey; notes that the region is part of the historic fount of world agriculture; and expresses its hope that, with British and other trade and investment, the Kurdistan Region and the rest of Iraq will be able to rebuild, after decades of deliberate destruction and neglect, their full agricultural potential.