Riyadh Set To Host 39th GCC Summit On Sunday

Saudi Arabia is set to host to the 39th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) leaders on Sunday.

The Gulf leaders are expected to weigh a slew of weighty subjects and matters pertinent to the Gulf union, along with integrity and cooperation in political, defensive, economic and legal realms. 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, defence, 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.

Source Credit: Saudi Gazette