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Saudi Arabia looking for “significant impetus in economic relations” with Croatia

By  Oct 05, 2017

A delegation of the Advisory Assembly of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has paid a visit to the Republic of Croatia and expressed their interest in better economic and cultural relations between the two countries.

The Croatian-Saudi Arabian Friendship Group headed by Predrag Matic, the Croatian MP, organized the visit of the delegation from the Middle East.

During the program of their visit to Croatia, the delegation visited the Croatian capital of Zagreb, the Plitvice Lakes, as well as Rijeka and Vukovar.

While in the Slavonian city of Vukovar, the delegation visited the City Museum. The head of the delegation Dr Abdullah Humud Al Harbey commented that they want to build the world’s largest Islamic museum thus he found Croatian experiences of restoring the Vukovar Museum very useful considering the fact that this museum is the best in Europe.

‘’We are glad to be here in Vukovar, we think of Croatia as our second country, i.e. our homeland. We are a group of members of the Advisory Assembly who came to visit Croatia. One of the vision projects ‘’20-30’’ is the construction of the World Museum of Islam, thus we find Croatian experience of restoration of the Vukovar Museum very useful. As Croatia is rich in water resources, we are also interested in importing drinkable water from Croatia’’, said Abdullah Humud Al Harbey.

On this occasion, Predrag Matic commented, ‘’During these four days, we tried to show the delegation the very best of Croatia. We paid a visit to the Plitvice Lakes National Park, the city of Rijeka and Opatija, and now we are in Vukovar. They know a little about us as we do about them, however, after this visit, we hope for a better cooperation. First, we refer to economic cooperation due to our huge potentials, however, we also know that they can offer a lot to us, too’’.

According to the words of Hani Abdullah Mominah, the Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to Croatia, this visit will be a significant impetus in economic relations between the two countries.