His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, held an official session of discussions, with His Excellency the Minister of Interior of the Republic of Iraq, Othman Ali Al-Ghanimi, at his office in the ministry.
At the beginning of the session, His Highness welcomed the guest minister and the accompanying delegation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, praising what the bilateral relations have reached between the two countries under the leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Highness the Crown Prince – may God preserve them – and the President of the Republic of Iraq and the Prime Minister.
In his opening speech, His Highness said: “The session of talks comes as an affirmation of the distinguished relations that bind the two brotherly countries, and aims to lay down the necessary mechanisms to enhance the security and stability of the two brotherly countries in order to achieve the ambitions and visions of the leaderships of the two countries in light of the results of the recent meeting between His Highness the Crown Prince – may God protect him. – and His Excellency Mr. Mustafa Al-Kazemi, Prime Minister, who drew the outlines of the future of relations between the two brotherly countries.
During the session, ways to enhance cooperation and joint coordination between the Ministries of Interior of the two countries were also discussed.
His Excellency Deputy Minister of Interior Dr. Nasser bin Abdulaziz Al-Daoud, the Director of Public Security, Lieutenant General Khaled bin Qarar Al-Harbi, the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Dr. Hisham bin Abdulrahman Al-Falih, and His Excellency the Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior for Security Affairs, Muhammad bin Muhanna Al-Muhanna, His Excellency the Director General of Passports, Lieutenant General Suleiman bin Abdulaziz Al-Yahya, the Ambassador of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques to Iraq Abdulaziz bin Khalid Al-Shammari, the Director General of the Border Guard in charge of Muhammad bin Abdullah Al-Shehri, and the Director General of Drug Control Major General Muhammad bin Saeed Al-Qarni.
On the Iraqi side, the Commander of the Border Forces, Lieutenant General Hamid Abdullah Ibrahim Al-Hassan, the Director of the Infrastructure Directorate, Major General Dr. Fawzi Farih Yassin Al-Essawi, and a number of officials of the Iraqi Ministry of Interior participated. His Excellency the Minister of Interior of the Republic of Iraq left Riyadh earlier, and at the forefront of his bidding at King Khalid International Airport was His Royal Highness Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Nayef bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior.