Riyadh to host GCC Summit Sunday


Saudi Gazette report

— The leaders of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) will hold the 39th session of the GCC Supreme Council in Riyadh on Sunday. Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman will chair the summit, according to GCC Secretary General Abdullatif Al-Zayani.

Al-Zayani expressed his pride and gratitude to King Salman for entrusting him to extend the invitation to the GCC leaders to attend the summit. “The GCC leaders will discuss a number of important issues pertaining to the GCC joint action, and the achievements so far made in the framework of the GCC integration and cooperation in political, defense, economic and legal fields. They will examine the reports and recommendations submitted by relevant specialized ministerial committees and the General Secretariat,” he said.

The GCC chief said that the session would also review the latest regional and international political developments and security situations in the region, the Saudi Press Agency reported.

He hoped that the summit would bring about constructive and fruitful outcomes that would deepen GCC cooperation and integration in various fields and realize the aspirations of its citizens for greater solidarity, cohesion and support to face all challenges and maintain the security and stability of the GCC countries and the region.