Speaker Mohamed al-Halbousi issued an official invitation to his Saudi
counterpart Sheikh Abdullah bin Mohammed Al-Sheikh to visit Iraq.
Halbousi and his accompanying delegation met on Monday with Saudi Arabia's Shura Council chairman and the members of the the Saudi council as he was received in a session for the council, according to a statement.
The meeting discussed a number of issues of mutual concern and bilateral relations between the two countries. The meeting also affirmed the need to activate the work of the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council and parliamentary friendship committees, the statement added.
For his part, Halbousi called for expanding the horizons of mutual cooperation in all fields, especially the reconstruction efforts in Iraq, by encouraging investors and Saudi businessmen to invest in Iraq and through Saudi Arabia's support for the reconstruction of the devastated cities after being freed from ISIS.