Saudi crown prince arrives in Qatar to discuss regional, international matters

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz arrived in Doha Monday on a three-day visit to discuss GCC affairs. (Al Arabiya)

Saudi Arabia’s Crown Prince Salman bin Abdulaziz arrived in Doha Monday on a three-day visit to discuss GCC affairs, along with bilateral and regional matters between the kingdom and Qatar.

Upon his arrival at Doha airport, the Crown Prince was received by Qatari Crown Prince Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, along with a number of high profiled Qatari delegates.

“As I arrive to our second home Qatar, I am pleased to express my joy of this visit and to convey the regards of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Abdullah bin Abdulaziz Al Saud to his brother Highness Sheikh Hamad Bin Khalifa Al Thani, the Emir of Qatar, and his wishes for prosperity to the Qatari people and government,” the Saudi minister said at a press conference upon his arrival in Doha.

“This visit is one of many that we do in the spirit of continuous counseling and our mutual belief in the importance of strengthening the bilateral relations between our two countries and people, and is a good opportunity to discuss bilateral, regional and international issues,” he added.

“We look forward to the success of the fourth meeting of the Qatari-Saudi Joint Council Coordination Council, which will be in favor of our people and will further strengthen the path of GCC countries towards wellbeing.”

After a short break, The Crown Prince Salman was accompanied by Sheikh Tamim Al Thani to his residence at Al-Marmar palace in the Qatari capital.

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