Najib Mikati, the Lebanese Prime Minister, will visit Saudi Arabia during Ramadan, a television channel announced.
This is another indicator of the two countries’ strengthening relations following the return of Saudi Arabia’s envoy to Beirut following a diplomatic split last year.
Saudi Arabia and other affluent Gulf states were formerly big supporters of Lebanon, but relations have been strained for years as the Iran-backed Hezbollah movement has grown in importance.
Saudi Arabia and Kuwait announced on Thursday the return of their ambassadors to Lebanon in response to the Lebanese government’s vows to increase cooperation and deepen ties with the Gulf.
In October, George Kordahi, Lebanon’s former information minister, made derogatory public remarks about Saudi Arabia.
Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Bahrain responded by recalling their embassies and advising their residents to leave Lebanon.