Saudi Delegation Headed by Minister of Commerce Arrives in Baghdad

An official Saudi delegation headed by the Minister of Commerce and Acting Minister of Media Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi arrived in Baghdad on Monday.

The officials were received by Iraqi Minister of Planning Dr. Khaled Battal Najm and Secretary General of Iraqi Council of Ministers Hamid Naim Al-Ghazi at Baghdad International Airport.

During the visit, the delegation will hold talks with Iraqi officials within the framework of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council and the Joint Economic, Trade, Investment, Development and Relief Committee.

On the sidelines of the visit, a Saudi-Iraqi businessmen forum will be held, under the patronage of Iraqi Prime Minister.

The delegation will also sign a number of memorandums of understanding and joint cooperation.

A number of members of the delegation will visit the construction site of the Sports City gifted by the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to the Iraqi people.

The delegation will meet Iraqi President Barham Salih, Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi and Speaker of Parliament Mohammed Al-Halboosi

The visiting delegation includes Saudi Minister of Industry and Mineral Resources Bandar bin Ibrahim Al-Khorayef; Governor of Saudi Standards, Metrology and Quality Organization Saad bin Othman Al-Qasabi; Secretary General of the Saudi Export Development Authority and CEO of the Saudi Fund for Development Dr. Ayedh Al-Otaibi; representatives of ministries, institutions and government sectors; in addition to a trade and economic delegation that includes a number of commercial, economic and investment companies.

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