Friday, June 18

Deputy Speaker of Shura Council Receives President of the Independent Democratic Union and Senator of the Republic of Chile

Riyadh, Deputy Speaker of the Shura Council Dr. Mishaal bin Fahm Al-Salami received here today the President of the Independent Democratic Union and Senator of the Republic of Chile Jacqueline Rysselberghe, and her accompanying delegation, currently visiting the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

During the meeting, which took place in the presence of Assistant Speaker of the Shura Council Dr. Hanan bint Abdulrahim Al-Ahmadi, and Secretary General Mohammed bin Dakhil Al-Mutairi, Dr. Al-Salami stressed the depth of the Saudi-Chilean relations, looking forward to promoting and strengthening them in various fields, especially in the field of parliamentary relations between the two chambers, pointing to the importance exchanging parliamentary visits, and holding periodic meetings between parliamentary friendship committees of the two chambers.

For her part, Rysselberghe affirmed the importance of promoting the bilateral relations between the two countries and strengthening the friendship between the Chilean Parliament and the Shura Council to contribute to strengthening the joint bilateral action.

During the meeting, the Chilean delegation expressed full support for and solidarity with the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in defending its territories, civilian objects and oil facilities against terrorist attacks.

The two sides also discussed a number of issues of interest and reviewed bilateral cooperation relations in various economic, commercial and cultural fields, and ways to enhance them.

The meeting was attended by Chairman of the Saudi-Chilean Friendship Committee Dr. Ibrahim Al-Nahhas, Deputy Chairman of the Committee Major General Omar Al Al-Sheikh and other members of the committee.

Source: Saudi Press Agency