Qatari Emir, Saudi Crown Prince Chair Joint Coordination Council Meeting in Doha

Qatari Emir, Saudi Crown Prince Chair Joint Coordination Council Meeting in Doha

Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Doha on the third stop of his tour of the Gulf states which comes ahead of the 42nd Gulf Cooperation Council summit hosted by Saudi Arabia later this month.

Crown Prince Mohammed was received on arrival by Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani, after which the two leaders held meetings on Wednesday night.

They also chaired the sixth meeting of the Qatari-Saudi Joint Coordination Council at the Amiri Diwan and discussed bilateral relations and regional and international developments.

During the meeting, the Saudi Crown Prince relayed the greetings of Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz to Emir Sheikh Tamim.

The Council reviewed the strong brotherly bilateral relations and the ways to support and develop them in various fields to broader horizons, to meet the aspirations of the leadership of the two countries and serve the interests of their peoples, especially in the political, security, economic, investment fields, as well as other fields.

The Council also dealt with several regional and international issues of joint interest, particularly the latest developments in the region, in addition to exchanging views on everything that would protect stability and security in the region.

Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman and Emir Sheikh Tamim signed the minutes of the sixth meeting of the Qatari-Saudi Coordination Council.

"The relations of brotherhood and cooperation between Qatar and Saudi Arabia are based on solid foundations of a common history and destiny," said the Emir in a tweet.

"Today, I discussed with my brother, Prince Mohammad bin Salman, ways to enhance this cooperation between our two countries (and) I also affirmed with him our common concern to support security and stability in our region and the region," Sheikh Tamim said, adding: "Welcome my brother Mohammad to Qatar."

Moreover, Saudi and Qatari companies signed agreements in the hospitality and tourism sectors at the Saudi-Qatari Business Forum in Doha on Wednesday

The forum was organized by the Federation of Saudi Chambers and Qatar Chamber, with participation from private and public bodies and businesspeople.

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