Russian State Duma Delegation, Led by Chairman Vyacheslav Volodin, Arrives in Saudi Arabia

26 February

Chairman of the Russian State Duma Vyacheslav Volodin has embarked on a visit to Saudi Arabia, leading a delegation from the State Duma. This marks the first-ever visit of a State Duma chairman to the kingdom, as reported by the State Duma's website.


During his stay in Riyadh, Volodin is scheduled to hold discussions with Abdullah Al al-Sheikh, the Chairman of the kingdom's Consultative Assembly, as stated on the website.


The delegation accompanying Volodin includes prominent figures such as Duma Deputy Speaker Alexander Babakov, committee chairpersons including Leonid Slutsky for international affairs, Vladimir Kashin for agrarian issues, Andrei Makarov for budget matters, Pavel Zavalny for energy affairs, Olga Timofeeva for civil society development, Vladimir Gutenev for industry and trade, Sangadzhi Tarbayev for tourism, as well as several deputy heads and members of various committees.



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Based on materials from TASS