Baghdad, The Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council held, today, Thursday, a meeting headed by the Chairman of the Council, Minister of Finance Ali Abdul-Amir Allawi; to discuss the outcomes of the sub-committees within the Council, and the results of the joint meetings between the Iraqi and Saudi sides.
In a statement, the Council stressed the great interest that the Iraqi government attaches to the bilateral relations that link the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in all fields, and the need to proceed with all technical and legal procedures that have resulted in memoranda of understanding and framework agreements concluded between the two countries, and the steps that have been implemented on the ground reality, and future stages of activating bilateral understandings.
Council members discussed the outcomes of joint meetings during mutual visits and meetings via closed circuit television, with regard to real partnerships in the fields of energy, industry, agriculture, sports, scientific and educational cooperation, as well as transport files, border ports, banking and customs cooperation.
The members of the Council also reviewed the preparation for holding the Business Council forum later, to discuss the files of joint investment projects, the presentation of the proposed ones by the Iraqi side, and the preparation for holding the joint meeting between the Iraqi and Saudi sides.
Source: National Iraqi News Agency