A Saudi economic delegation, formed of seven ministers, started an official two-day visit to Iraq on Wednesday, the Saudi Press Agency reported.
During the visit, the two sides are expected to sign a number of memoranda of understanding on bilateral cooperation in various fields, in addition to holding meetings with senior Iraqi officials including President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi.
Moreover, the second Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council will convene to highlight aspects of bilateral cooperation and consolidate strategic partnership in all fields. It will be co-chaired by Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi, Minister of Commerce and Investment, and Thamer Al-Ghadhban, the Iraqi Deputy Prime Minister for Energy Affairs and Minister of Oil.
The first Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council was held in Riyadh 2017.