December 16 2017 01:01 PM
The parliamentary committee on Saturday unveiled a parliamentary delegation from the Saudi Shoura Council to Iraq to improve bilateral relations and invest agricultural land, pointing out that the Saudi investments will provide 700 thousand opportunities for the unemployed.
A member of the committee Hassan Shwaird said in a press statement that a parliamentary delegation from the Saudi Shura Council will arrive in Baghdad in the coming days to improve bilateral relations between the two countries and invest agricultural land in a number of provinces, indicating that this visit comes after a visit of a delegation from the Iraqi- .
He added that the Saudi companies made an offer to Iraq through the investment of 1 million acres of agricultural land in the provinces of Anbar and Samawa and Bahia, indicating that it is enough to consume Iraq and export the remaining agricultural crops to Saudi Arabia.
Schuerd said that if the Saudi project in Iraq was implemented, it would provide 350,000 jobs for the unemployed in each of Anbar and Samawah provinces.