GCC Secretary-General to visit Brussels to strengthen GCC-EU ties

RIYADH, Dr. Nayef Falah Mubarak Al Hajraf, Secretary-General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), has stressed the importance of the GCC-EU relations and the need to further develop them to achieve common interests, according to the Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Dr. Al-Hajraf made these remarks ahead his official visit that will start tomorrow, Monday, to the headquarters of the European Union in the Belgian capital, Brussels. During the visit, he will meet a number of senior officials of the European Union, said the SPA report on Sunday.

The Secretary-General expressed his hope that his visit will further strengthen the Gulf-European relations, as it is important for both the GCC and the EU to enhance the regional and international security and stability, especially in the light of a number of global challenges.

Dr. Nayef Al Hajraf said that the visit will include a discussion on potential cooperation in areas of mutual interest, exchanging views regarding regional issues and political developments. The two sides will also discuss the importance of strengthening and developing economic and investment relations, said the SPA report.

Source: Emirates News Agency