Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques grants Iraq sports city; Kingdom gives one billion dollars grant to Iraq

Thursday 1440/7/28 - 2019/04/04
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Baghdad, April 03, 2019, SPA -- The head of the Saudi delegation at the meetings of the second session of the Saudi-Iraqi Coordination Council, Dr. Majid bin Abdullah Al-Qasabi, the Minister of Trade and Investment, has announced the construction of a sports city for the people of Iraq, a gift from the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and the provision of a $ 1 billion grant from the Kingdom to Iraq to contribute to its development for the kingdom to be a key partner in the renaissance of Iraq.
The minister also announced the opening of the Kingdom's consulate in Baghdad tomorrow, and the opening of three consulates soon in a number of Iraqi provinces.
The minister said in a press statement after his arrival in the Iraqi capital Baghdad that the border port of Arar between the Kingdom and Iraq will be completed after six months from now, as work goes ahead to build a sports city in Baghdad after the allocation of land to construct it, noting that there are a number of economic agreements ready for signature between the two countries.
03:47 LOCAL TIME 00:47 GMT