Every Thursday, we bring you the latest GCC updates. Here's what happened in Week 220.
H.H. Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al Sabah met with H.E. Ambassador of the State of Qatar to the State of Kuwait Ali Abdullah Al Mahmoud. The meeting dealt with reviewing bilateral cooperation between the two countries. (MOFA Qatar)
H.E. Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Eng. Waleed bin Abdulkarim Al Khuraiji received on 7 September a copy of the credentials of H.E. Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the State of Qatar to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Bandar bin Mohamed Al Attiyah. H.E. Deputy Foreign Minister wished H.E. Ambassador success in his work assignments, and for further development and prosperity. (QNA)
H.E. the Permanent Representative of the State of Qatar to the Arab League Ambassador Salem Mubarak Al Shafi handed over the presidency of the Arab League at the delegate level to H.E. Permanent Representative of the State of Kuwait to the Arab League Ambassador Ahmad Abdul Rahman Al Baker during the 156th session of the Arab League, in preparation for the Arab League's meetings at the level of foreign ministers scheduled for 9 September 2021. (QNA)
His Excellency said that the State of Qatar, while presiding over the work of the 155th Ordinary Session of the Arab League, did not hesitate to make any effort to support the cause of Palestine, in coordination and cooperation with brotherly Arab countries.
His Royal Highness (H.R.H.) Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud left the State of Qatar after an official visit to the country. H.R.H. and his accompanying delegation were seen off upon departure from Hamad International Airport by H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, a number of senior officials at the Ministry of Interior, and H.E. Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the State of Qatar Prince Mansour bin Khalid bin Farhan Al-Saud. (QNA)
H.H. The Amir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani received H.R.H. Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, and the accompanying delegation, on the occasion of his visit to the country, in his office at the Amiri Diwan. During the meeting, the relations between the two countries and ways to support and develop them were reviewed. The meeting was also attended by H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani.
The State of Qatar participated in the 47th session of the Arab Labor Conference in Cairo with a delegation headed by Yousef bin Mohammed Al-Othman Fakhroo, Minister of Administrative Development, Labour and Social Affairs, as reported by Al-Raya.
His Royal Highness (H.R.H.) Minister of Interior of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Prince Abdulaziz bin Saud bin Naif bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud arrived in Doha on an official visit to the country. His Highness and the accompanying delegation were welcomed upon arrival at the Doha International Airport by H.E. the Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Khalid bin Khalifa bin Abdulaziz Al-Thani, and a number of ranking officials at the Ministry of Interior. (QNA)
Also present was H.H. Ambassador of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to the State Prince Mansour bin Khalid bin Abdullah Al Farhan Al-Saud.
The Assistant Foreign Minister Lolwah AlKhater tweeted that she had the honour of meeting H.H. the Saudi Ambassador Prince Mansour bin Khalid Al Saud, where they exchanged views on the latest events in the region, especially Afghanistan. Together, they also visited the residences of the Afghans who were evacuated from Kabul and exchanged conversations with each other and with the team working on the evacuation.
Sources: MOFA Qatar; QNA; Lolwah AlKhater; Amiri Diwan; Al-Raya
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