A Saudi Arabian delegation arrived in Baghdad on Monday to discuss with their Iraqi counterparts the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).
The delegation was led by Dr. Majid al-Qassabi, Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Commerce and Acting Minister of Media.
The group will discuss the frameworks of the economic, trade, investment and joint relief committees, SPA reported.
A #Saudi delegation led by H.E. the Minister of Commerce and Acting Minister of Media Dr. @malkassabi arrived in #Baghdad today to discuss with their Iraqi counterparts the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council and the Economic, Trade, Investment and Relief Committee. pic.twitter.com/lv8gC4eFhx— CIC Saudi Arabia (@CICSaudi) December 7, 2020
On the sidelines of the visit, a Saudi-Iraqi businessmen forum will be held, SPA added.
Earlier in November, Iraq and Saudi Arabia reopened the Arar desert crossing, in a long-awaited sign of closer trade ties after a 30-year closure.