Baghdad - INA
Parliament Speaker Muhammad al-Halbousi affirmed today, Sunday the legislative authority's support to strengthen the Iraqi-Saudi Coordinating Council, which would contribute to the implementation of its plans on the ground.
The media office of Al-Halbousi said in a statement received by the Iraqi News Agency (INA) that “Al-Halbousi received the members of the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council, which is holding its meetings in the capital, Baghdad, in the presence of a number of heads of parliamentary committees and the Secretary-General of the Council of Ministers, Hamid Al-Ghazi,” indicating that “Al-Halbousi discussed the meeting. Agreements and memoranda of understanding signed between the two countries, and expanding the horizons of joint cooperation in various fields.
He added, "Al-Halbousi confirmed the legislative authority's support to strengthen the work of the Coordinating Council, in a way that would contribute to the implementation of its plans on the ground in accordance with the mutual interests of the two brotherly peoples.”.
The statement pointed out that "the delegation expressed the desire of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and its keenness to open up and cooperate with Iraq in all fields," stressing that "this visit will be a prelude to other official visits."