His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, today arrived in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, to lead the Kingdom of Bahrain’s delegation to the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, on behalf of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa. The summit will be held in the Al-Ula Governorate.
Upon arrival at Prince Abdul Majeed bin Abdulaziz Airport, His Royal Highness was received by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Saudi Arabia, His Excellency Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al-Hajraf, Secretary General of the GCC and His Excellency Shaikh Humood bin Abdulla Al Khalifa, Ambassador of the Kingdom of Bahrain to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
His Royal Highness was accompanied by a delegation which includes His Excellency Dr. Abdulatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, the Minister of Foreign Affairs, HE Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalifa, the Minister of Finance and National Economy and His Excellency Shaikh Abdulla bin Isa Al Khalifa, Private Secretary to His Royal Highness the Crown Prince and Prime Minister as well as a number of other officials.
Upon his arrival, His Royal Highness Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, the Crown Prince and Prime Minister, made the following statement:
“It is our pleasure to arrive in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, on behalf of His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, to participate in the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council Summit meeting and we express our deepest thanks to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, for his keenness to enhance joint cooperation. We express our pride in the growing level of close historical relations between the Kingdom of Bahrain and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, based on solid foundations and a shared destiny which continues to contribute to opening wider horizons towards achieving further, shared aspirations.
As we renew our thanks and appreciation for the great efforts made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in promoting the Gulf Cooperation Council, we express our wishes for the success of this summit, and for its outputs to meet the aspirations of the citizens of the Gulf Cooperation Council countries, and contribute to achieving further growth and prosperity.”