RIYADH: The Speaker of Saudi Arabia’s Shoura Council, Sheikh Abdullah Al-Sheikh, arrived in Amman on Friday at the start of an official visit to Jordan.
After arriving at Queen Alia International Airport in the capital, Al-Sheikh was received by the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Ahmed Al-Safadi; the Saudi Ambassador to Jordan, Nayef bin Bandar Al-Sudairi; and a number of senior officials in the Jordanian House of Representatives.
The Jordanian House of Representatives said in a statement that the visit highlights the deep-rooted relations between the kingdoms, and will enhance cooperation between the two countries.
The Saudi delegation included Shoura Council members Abdul Mohsen bin Mohammed Al-Munif, Mubarak bin Khalaf Al-Dosari, Nasih bin Nasih Al-Baqami, and Maj. Gen. Musaed bin Salem Al-Khalidi, as well as a number of council officials.
Meanwhile, a delegation from the Saudi-Iraqi Parliamentary Friendship Committee in the Shoura Council, headed by council member and committee Chairman Ibrahim Al-Qannas, began an official visit to Iraq.
The delegation included a number of council members, and members of the Saudi-Iraqi Parliamentary Friendship Committee, namely Aisha Arishi, Hisham Al-Faris and Zaher Al-Shehri.
Al-Qannas said the Saudi delegation will meet with senior Iraqi officials and senior figures in the Iraqi Council of Representatives.