GCC interior ministers hold their 37th ordinary meeting

Tuesday 1442/3/10 - 2020/10/27
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Riyadh, Oct 27, 2020, SPA – Interior ministers of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held via video conference today their 37th ordinary meeting. The meeting convened under the chairmanship of General Sheikh Saif bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the United Arab Emirates, the rotatory president of the current session.
The ministers conveyed to the Kuwaiti people, Arab Gulf peoples, and Arab and Islamic nations, sincere condolence and sympathy on the sad demise of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of the State of Kuwait, praying to Allah the Almighty to bestow his mercy upon his soul, citing the great achievements and noble deeds the deceased offered to the GCC countries and peoples.
They congratulated Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, on assuming office in Kuwait, wishing him every success in the service of Kuwait and its people, and wishing Kuwait steady progress, security and prosperity.
Addressing the meeting, Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz, Minister of Interior, conveyed the greetings of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, to the participants in the meeting, wishing the ministers every success.
Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz said that this meeting is taking place amid critical circumstances facing the entire world due to the outbreak and spread of coronavirus COVID-19 which threatened the health of mankind and caused negative repercussions on lives of people and the world economy.
However, our countries have so far made great strides in several fields, he said, citing deterrence against crime, terror combat, traffic safety, civil protection, drug fighting, financial control and security enlightenment.
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