GCC Secretary General Affirms that Al-Ula Summit has Launched New Start for Well-established Entity

Tuesday 1442/5/21 - 2021/01/05
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Al-Ula, January 05, 2021, SPA -- The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) for Arab States Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, in his name and on behalf of all employees of the GCC General Secretariat, congratulated the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud and the leaders of the GCC countries on the success of the workings of the Sultan Qaboos and Sheikh Sabah Summit, which was concluded today in Al-Ula.
Dr. Al-Hajraf emphasized that the summit decisions launched a new start for a well-established entity of the GCC, stressing the unity of ranks, reunification, cooperation and integration among the GCC states to face challenges and build the future.
He stressed that the cohesion and strength of the GCC is a pillar that the people of the Gulf and the Arab nation rely on to defend their causes and preserve their interests, and that Al-Ula Declaration reflects the integration of the GCC states and the Arab Republic of Egypt in enhancing Arab national security and supporting its solidarity.
He expressed his full belief in the importance of economic integration and completing its requirements especially in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and the challenges it imposed. These challenges require collective action to seize opportunities, promote recovery, stimulate economic growth and accelerate economic and development integration programs.
The GCC Secretary General highly valued the government of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud for harnessing all sincere efforts and capabilities to ensure the success of the summit. He expressed his pride in His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense for chairing the workings of the summit and the positive and fraternal atmosphere of the summit.
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22:51 LOCAL TIME 19:51 GMT
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