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Senate ratifies cooperation accord with Saudi

Senate ratifies cooperation accord with Saudi

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Jan 19, 2014 - 19:21

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): The Meshrano Jirgainfo-icon on Sunday ratified by a majority vote a bilateral cooperation agreement between Afghanistaninfo-icon and Saudi Arabia.

Senator Najiba Hussaini told the upper house the accord had been signed by foreign ministers of the two countries in April 2013.

Under the agreement, she said the two countries would cooperate with each other in areas of commerce, economy, investment, educationinfo-icon, culture, media, tourism, agricultureinfo-icon and other sectors.

A majority of lawmakers raised green cards to endorse the 9-article agreement, which has already been ratified by the Wolesi Jirgainfo-icon or lower house.

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