RIYADH: The seventh session of the Joint Saudi-Russian Intergovernmental Commission on Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technical Cooperation was held via video conferencing on Tuesday.
The session was chaired by Saudi Arabia’s Energy Minister Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman and Alexander Novak, Deputy Prime-Minister of Russia.
Both parties highly valued the historic visit of Saudi Arabia’s King Salman to Russia in October 2017 and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s visit to Riyadh in October 2019 and the discussions between them.
Prince Abdulaziz reiterated during the session Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman’s continuous support and follow up to the Commission’s agenda.
The Commission’s constant meetings are a great indicator to the two countries’ commitment to further cooperation and proof of how strong their partnership has become, said a SPA statement on Tuesday.
During the video conference both parties agreed on the second phase of a roadmap to implement a high profile Saudi-Russian strategic cooperation that was earlier signed on Oct. 14, 2019 in Riyadh.
They also agreed on cooperating in 60 areas and setting up 51 opportunities and projects as part of the roadmap.
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