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Saudi King Salman concludes GCC tour, thanks Kuwait’s Emir

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bids farewell to Kuwait's Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber. (SPA)

Saudi Arabia’s King Salman has officially concluded his four-country tour of the Gulf-Cooperation Council that saw him last visit Kuwait.

King Salman arrived back in Riyadh on Saturday after a three-day trip to Kuwait. He had earlier visited Bahrain to participate in the 37th GCC summit. Before that, he had visited the United Arab Emirates and Qatar.

On Friday, the Saudi royal attended a performance at Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Cultural Center, Kuwait’s opera house, alongside the country’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber.

King thanks Kuwait Emir, says visit cemented ties

King Salman sent a cable of thanks and appreciation to Kuwait’s Emir following his three-day visit to Kuwait.

In his cable, the King said, “We express our best thanks and appreciation for the warm reception and generous hospitality accorded to us and the accompanying delegation during our stay.

“Your Highness, this visit gave us the opportunity to discuss with you all issues that enhance the existing bonds of brotherhood between our countries and people.”

At King Salman Air Base Airport, the King was received by Riyadh Emir Prince Faisal Bin Bandar, President of Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage Prince Sultan Bin Salman, Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Naif, deputy premier and minister of interior; Deputy Crown Prince Muhammad Bin Salman, second deputy premier and minister of defense. Earlier at Kuwait International Airport, the King was seen off by Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and a number of senior officials.
In Bahrain, the King addressed the 37th summit of the Gulf Cooperation Council.

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( With Saudi Gazette)

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Last Update: Sunday, 11 December 2016 KSA 10:17 - GMT 07:17
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