Khalifa bin Zayed receives GCC Secretary General
Posted on07/05/2007 11:35:17
President H.H. Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan received in Abu Dhabi yesterday the Secretary General of GCC, Abdul Rahman bin Hamad Al Attiyah who is on a whirl-wind tour of the member states. General Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi Crown Prince and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces was also present.
Attiyah's visit comes in preparation of the ninth consultative summit of the heads of states due to be held next month in Riyadh. He briefed the President on the preparations made so far for the summit. During the meeting Sheikh Khalifa expressed his hope that the forthcoming summit will strengthen the unified march of GCC countries ensuring prosperity in every field, bringing the ambitions of their people into fruition.
Attiyah praised the role played by UAE under the leadership of Sheikh Khalifa in strengthening the march of GCC ensuring continued development in all sectors. He also said that all leaders of the member states are keen in fortifying the pillars of the council with continuous consultations among them. (Emirates News Agency, WAM)
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