Serhat TUNAR -TDO- Saudi Arabian Minister of Commerce and Investment Majid a-Qasabi, who is on a visit to Iraq, on Wednesday announced that his country will open a new consulate in the Iraqi capital Baghdad today (Thursday).
At a joint press conference with the Iraqi Oil Minister Thamir al-Ghadhban, al-Qasabi told reporters "tomorrow a consulate of Saudi Arabia will open in Baghdad, and three other consulates will be opened in Iraq,”. But the minister didn’t explain which cities selected for these three consulates.
Earlier in the day, al-Qasabi, who headed a Saudi delegation of 115 members, including seven ministers and dozens of businessmen, arrived in Baghdad on a two-day visit to hold the second session of the Iraqi-Saudi Coordination Council.
al-Qasabi said they want tobuild bridges of communication and promoting investment between the two countries.