RIYADH: Jordan’s Crown Prince Hussein bin Abdullah received the Speaker of the Saudi Shoura Council Sheikh Abdullah Al Al-Sheikh at the Al-Husseiniya Palace on Sunday.
During the meeting, the two discussed the historic bilateral relations between their countries. Many topics of common interest were also discussed.
On Saturday, the speaker held a meeting in Amman with the President of the Jordanian Senate Faisal Al-Fayez.
During the meeting, which was also attended by the Speaker of the Jordanian House of Representatives Ahmad Al-Safadi, Al-Fayez welcomed Al Al-Sheikh and his delegation, emphasizing the deep connection between the countries.
Al-Fayez also stressed the significance of the strong parliamentary relations between Jordan and Saudi Arabia in advancing the shared interests of both nations.
Al Al-Sheikh reiterated the historic Saudi-Jordanian relationship, underscoring the importance of parliamentary meetings in strengthening bilateral ties and realizing the aspirations of both countries’ leaderships.
Enhancing cooperation between the Shoura Council and the Jordanian Senate, and other topics of mutual interest, were discussed during the meeting.
Al Al-Sheikh, whose visit comes in response to an official invitation extended by his Jordanian counterpart, also held separate talks with Al-Safadi.
Al-Safadi underscored the robust relations between the two countries, expressing Jordan’s gratitude for Saudi Arabia’s support across various domains. He also commended the progress made in parliamentary relations between the Shoura Council and the Jordanian House of Representatives.
During the session, Al Al-Sheikh lauded the ties that bind the two nations together, acknowledging the continuing development in various aspects of bilateral relations.
Meanwhile, a delegation representing the Saudi-Iraqi Parliamentary Friendship Committee of the Shoura Council, led by council member and committee chairman, Ibrahim Al-Qannas, held a meeting with Deputy Speaker of the Iraqi House of Representatives Shakhwan Abdullah during their visit to the capital, Baghdad, on Saturday.
Abdullah underscored the Kingdom’s significant roles in the regional and international arenas, as well as its efforts to promote peace and security.
He praised Saudi Arabia’s commitment to Iraq’s stability and development.
Al-Qannas stressed the importance of maintaining collaborative efforts to strengthen Saudi-Iraqi relations across all levels, particularly within the parliamentary domain.
The delegation held discussions with the Iraqi-Saudi parliamentary friendship committee within the Iraqi House of Representatives.
The talks covered a range of topics related to cooperation between the two committees and strategies for their enhancement and growth.
The meeting emphasized the value of reinforcing joint endeavours between the two parliamentary councils to further advance bilateral relations, recognizing the pivotal roles played by both councils.
The delegation also held talks with the foreign relations committee of the Iraqi Parliament, exploring various issues of mutual interest and cooperation.