Jordan and Saudi Arabia strengthen parliamentary ties

Jordan and Saudi Arabia strengthen parliamentary ties
(Photo: Jordan News Agency, Petra)
AMMANSenate President Faisal Al-Fayez extended a warm welcome to Speaker of the Saudi Shura Council, Abdullah ibn Mohammad Al-Sheikh, and his accompanying delegation. The purpose of their meeting was to discuss Jordanian-Saudi relations and current regional developments.اضافة اعلان

During the meeting, which also had Lower House Speaker Ahmad Safadi in attendance, they explored opportunities to strengthen cooperation across various fields and activate parliamentary collaboration for the benefit of shared interests and important Arab matters, the Jordan News Agency, Petra reported.

Fayez underscored the deep-rooted ties between the two Kingdoms, highlighting their achievements and the strong commitment of their leadership to deepen cooperation on all fronts. He emphasized that the historical relations between the two countries serve as a model and a solid foundation for advancing Arab unity and coordination. Fayez stressed the significance of enhancing parliamentary cooperation between the Senate and the Saudi Shura Council, emphasizing their alignment on matters of mutual interest within parliamentary forums.

In light of the challenging circumstances facing the Arab world, Fayez called for further building upon their relations. He pointed out the challenges Jordan faces due to its strategic location, including issues related to the Israeli occupation in the west, drug and weapon smuggling from Syria in the north, and economic hardships resulting from regional instability.

Fayez expressed his gratitude to Riyadh for its unwavering support for Jordan and emphasized the importance of strengthening economic cooperation and increasing Saudi investments in the Kingdom.

On his part, the Speaker of the Saudi Shura Council expressed a strong desire to bolster the existing relations between the two parliaments. He praised the expanding bilateral ties and encouraged closer communication and reciprocal visits to explore collaboration opportunities, particularly in economic and parliamentary domains.

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