President Mukherjee greets Iraq on National Day

President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday extended his greetings and felicitations to Iraq on their National Day.

ANI| Last Updated: Jul 14, 2015, 09:12 AM IST

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Tuesday extended his greetings and felicitations to Iraq on their National Day.

The official Twitter account of the Rashtrapati Bhavan shared the President's message via a series of tweets.

"Warm greetings and felicitations to Government and people of Iraq on their National Day #PresidentMukherjee"

"India deeply values its close & friendly relations with Iraq, which are rooted in ancient trade & cultural links #PresidentMukherjee"

"India strongly supports Iraqi people & Govt's efforts to uphold national sovereignty & preserve territorial integrity #President Mukherjee"

Iraq observes July 14 as their National Day to commemorate the 1958 revolution, which saw the overthrowing of the King Faisal I monarchy and the establishment of a republic.