The General Secretariat of the GCC Announces the Successful Conclusion of the 41st Annual Summit
5 January 2021, Al Ula, KSA: The General Secretariat of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) announced today the conclusion of the 41st GCC Summit, in the city of Al-Ula, Northwest of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Summit was chaired by His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia and attended by their Highnesses and Majesties leaders of the six member states and H.E. Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf, GCC Secretary General.
At the conclusion of the summit, The GCC Secretary General, H.E. Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf expressed his gratitude towards their Majesties and Highnesses of the GCC for their unequivocal efforts in making this historic summit a success, demonstrating the unwavering commitment of the GCC to overcome obstacles in the way towards furthering economic integration and development for the citizens of the cooperation council
The GCC Secretary General, H.E. Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf said: “The 41st GCC summit marks a new era of the GCC, representing a union of partnerships, strength and unity as we embark together on the fifth decade of this union. This historic summit reiterates the commitment of their Majesties and Highnesses of member states to achieving the Council’s firm objectives to continue coordination and integration across all sectors. The future of the GCC in this new era, under the leadership of their Majesties and Highnesses, will foster development, ensure stability and security, and will provide hope and opportunity for the citizens of member states.
The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf
The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) is an intergovernmental, political, and economic union founded in 1981 comprising six neighboring countries in the Arabian Peninsula. These states are the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and Kuwait. The union’s objective is to affect coordination, integration, and interconnectedness between the member states to achieve unity between them and to deepen and strengthen relations, links, and areas of cooperation that prevails between their citizens in various fields. The Council’s General Secretariat is currently headed by His Excellency Dr. Nayef Falah Al-Hajraf and it is headquartered in the Saudi Arabian capital, Riyadh.