RIYADH, 25 Feb — The Azerbaijani Embassy to Saudi Arabia held a meeting with the joint Saudi-Azerbaijani Parliamentary Friendship Committee of the Shoura Council in Riyadh, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported.
The meeting was held by Azarbaijan’s Ambassador to Saudi Arabia Shahin Abdullayev, under the co-chairmanship pf Dr Faiz Al-Shehri, member of the Shoura Council and head of the committee, and it discussed various ways to strengthen cooperation between the two nations in different fields, especially at the level of parliamentary relations between the Shoura Council and the Azerbaijani Parliament.
Abdullayev wished the council success in its new session and expressed his appreciation for the Kingdom’s policies to enhance security, peace and stability in the Gulf region and beyond.
Al-Shehri ran through the Shoura Council’s organizational structure, and highlighted the importance of the diplomatic role played by parliamentary friendship committees.
Saudi Arabia and Azerbaijan celebrated the 25th anniversary of their diplomatic relations in February 2017.
The then-Azeri Ambassador in Riyadh Rasim Rzayev said at the time: “Azerbaijan and the Kingdom, two brotherly Muslim countries, have unique commonalities of a historical, religious and political nature.”
ٍSource: SPA/Arab News