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Saudi king invites Qatar emir to GCC summit in Riyadh

The 40th session of the six-nation summit is scheduled to take place in the Saudi capital on December 10.

TAS News Service
Dec 4, 2019

Doha: Saudi King Salman has invited Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to the annual Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh, Qatar’s foreign ministry informed on Wednesday.

The 40th session of the six-nation summit is scheduled to take place in the Saudi capital on December 10.

“The Emir, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, received a written message from … King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia … to attend the GCC Supreme Council 40th session,” Qatar’s foreign ministry said on its website on Tuesday.

“The message was received by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, during his meeting today with the GCC Secretary-General Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani,” the statement added.

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