Watch: Saudi King Salman reacts to UAE welcoming

Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz was greeted with a resounding UAE welcome at the Zayed Heritage Festival in Abu Dhabi during the first leg of his GCC tour on Sunday.

King Salman was seen with the UAE’s Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum as well as the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan – all looking on at the festival.

King Salman will arrive in Doha from Abu Dhabi. He will then travel to Manama, leading the Kingdom’s delegation to the 37th summit of Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states in the Bahraini capital.

Several key topics such as regional security, combating terrorism and extremism, confronting potential challenges in the region, in addition to bolstering the Gulf joint work will figure high on the summit’s agenda.

Last Update: Wednesday, 20 May 2020 KSA 09:48 - GMT 06:48