The Ambassador of Republic of Iraq in Riyadh Meets the Undersecretary for Consular Affairs at Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Dr. Qahtan Taha Khalaf, the Ambassador of the Republic of Iraq to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, met with the Undersecretary for Consular Affairs at the Saudi Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Tamim Al-Dosari. During the meeting, the ambassador emphasized the activation of the trade exchange movement through the Jadidat Arar crossing and the facilitation of procedures for Iraqi citizens to obtain entry visas to the Kingdom, and allowing the movement of travelers and pilgrims, and Saudi tourists to travel by land through this crossing as the movement of travelers will save the cost of travel and will contribute to the development of economic activities in the Iraqi and Saudi regions adjacent to the crossing.

The Undersecretary praised the efforts made by the ambassador and the embassy staff in developing relations between the two countries, stressing that the official authorities in the Kingdom will study the proposals presented by the ambassador and that activating of the road transport movement for travelers in both countries stating that it is essential that health requirements be taken to confront the Corona virus pandemic.