Saudi Arabia gives Iraq one billion dollars
Saudi Arabia has pledged a $ 1 billion Iraq grant to build a sports city in Baghdad at the start of a visit by high-level officials to end ties Thursday.
A Saudi economic delegation comprising the energy and investment ministers arrived in [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] on Wednesday to attend the second meeting of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, an initiative launched in 2017 to develop relations between the two neighboring countries.
Saudi Arabia will open its consulate in Baghdad on Thursday to begin issuing visas to Iraqis, Saudi Arabia's investment minister, Majid bin Abdullah al-Kasabi, said.
Al-Qasabi announced that 13 agreements are ready to be signed and that the work at the Arar border crossing point linking [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] Saudi Arabia will be completed within six months.
Iraqi media reported that [You must be registered and logged in to see this link.] would reopen three more consulates in Iraq.
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