RIYADH, July 19 (Reuters) - Saudi Arabia has agreed to increase the number of Iraqi pilgrims to 5,000.
"Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman received on Tuesday evening interior minister Qassim al-Araji and his accompanying delegation," ministry adviser Wahab al-Tai said in a statement. "The Saudi Crown Prince confirmed the support of the government of Iraq to the people and government of Iraq."
"He stressed that Iraq is an important country in the region and has made great sacrifices in fighting terrorism," he said.
Interior Minister Qassem al-Araji has agreed Saudi Arabia to increase the number of Iraqi pilgrims to 5,000.
Interior Minister Qassim al-Araji, who is currently visiting Saudi Arabia, agreed with his Saudi counterpart to set up specialized joint committees on exchanging intelligence, combating terrorism and drugs, as well as securing borders. Finished
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