SAUDI ARABIA

Al-Qasabi meets with Iraqi prime minister, senior officials

March 20, 2023

BAGHDAD — Minister of Commerce and Chairman of the Board of Directors of the General Authority for Foreign Trade Dr. Majid Bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, who is also the head of the Saudi side of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, is visiting Iraq to strengthen economic relations between the two countries and follow up on the outcomes of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council.

During the visit, Al-Qasabi met with the Iraqi Prime Minister Mohammed Shia Al-Sudani, conveying greetings and appreciation from Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman and the Crown Prince, wishing Iraq further progress and prosperity.

The minister also met with Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Planning Dr. Muhammad Ali Tamim (head of the Iraqi side of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council), the Iraqi Minister of Trade Atheer Al-Ghurairy, and the President of the Supreme Judicial Council Dr. Faiq Zaidan.

The meetings dealt with ways of consolidating the strategic partnership within the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council.

The Coordination Council aims to enhance communication between the two countries and to elevate bilateral relations in various fields, including economics, development, security, investment, tourism, culture, and media. — SPA


March 20, 2023
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