Saudi Arabia announces important decisions with Iraq and describes relations at their best[/rtl]
"The Saudi-Saudi Coordination Council will be held in the capital Baghdad next March, and it is expected to sign many agreements and launch several projects between the two countries on the sidelines of the meeting," the Saudi ambassador to Iraq, Abdul Aziz al-Shammari, said in a press statement. "The Saudi-Iraqi coordination council will be held in March in Baghdad, and there will be agreements and launch projects, and in the next two months, visas will be granted
he said, adding that the Iraqi-Iraqi relations are at their best, revealing a close visit by Iraqi officials to Saudi Arabia. From Baghdad and the official opening of the Saudi consulate there. "
As for the Arar border crossing between the two countries, the Saudi ambassador in Baghdad said that his country has fulfilled its commitment to establish the port from the Iraqi side, and that the construction operations have already started through a Saudi company, expected work to be completed in less than 4 months from now.
"We expect the port to officially open in June."
Al-Shammari pointed out that Saudi Arabia has pledged to build a full Iraqi port and equip it with all the requirements required by any port, from infrastructure, office equipment, technical and inspection equipment, and within four months the port will be ready. "
He added that" the border port with Iraq will contain the largest trade exchange between the two countries, In the Saudi side. "
"There is no doubt that with the opening of the port all the goods imported by Iraqi traders from Saudi Arabia will be less expensive, instead of entering through neighboring countries will be the entry of these goods directly, as will reflect the economic movement inside Iraq," adding that "there is a thirst in the market Iraqi company for the Saudi product, given the quality, high specifications and appropriate prices. "
Al-Shammari revealed the possibility of using Iraqi businessmen and traders to Saudi ports on the Red Sea in the import and export operations.
"The Iraqis can also use the ports of Saudi Arabia on the Red Sea in the export and import operations from Europe and Africa, and will be the road to Hajj and Umrah is open throughout the year through this port, and the neighboring countries of Iraq will benefit through the passage of pilgrims and Umrah through this port to Mecca and Medina.
The Saudi ambassador in Baghdad talked about the discussions between the two countries to sign an agreement for the issuance of visas for the entry of businessmen and Iraqi citizens of Saudi Arabia, "noting that" the final signing will be during the next meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council next month in Baghdad
and Shammari that "the opening of Arar port on both sides and the presence of The largest trading arena will have a very positive return on the northern border area and the revival of trade and economic movement in them. "
"The economic movement will revive and the northern region will be transformed into a major hub for Saudi Arabia, where warehouses and various factories can be established," he said.[/rtl]