GCC Summit: H.H. Sheikh Mohammed arrives in Saudi Arabia's Al Ula

BANDAR AL-JALOUD / AFP / SAUDI ROYAL PALACE

His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, has landed in Saudi Arabia's Al-Ula for the 41st session of the GCC Supreme Council.

Sheikh Mohammed was received by Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz, Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence, and a number of Saudi ministers and senior officials at the Prince Abdulmajeed bin Abdulaziz Airport in Al-Ula on Tuesday.

The UAE delegation comprises of National Security Adviser Sheikh Tahnoun bin Zayed; Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Presidential Affairs; Minister of Cabinet Affairs Mohammad Al Gergawi; Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Dr Anwar Gargash; Ali Mohammed Al Shamsi, Deputy Secretary General at the Supreme National Security Council; and Sheikh Shakboot bin Nahyan, the UAE Ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

Bahrain is being represented by Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander and Prime Minister, Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, while Deputy Prime Minister Fahad bin Mahmoud will lead the Oman delegation.

Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim and Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Nawaf Al Sabah will also attend the summit. 

The summit comes a day after Kuwait announced that Saudi Arabia and Qatar would reopen their borders.

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