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GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani (SPA)

Riyadh–The Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, met on Tuesday with U.N. Special Envoy for Yemen Ismail Ould Cheikh Ahmed.

The developments in Yemen were discussed, as well as ways to promote efforts of the U.N. and international community in boosting the political process in line with the Gulf initiative, outputs of the comprehensive national dialogue conference and U.N. Security Council Resolution 2216.

Al-Zayani also met on Tuesday with Jordan’s Ambassador to Riyadh Jamal Al-Shamalia, on the occasion of the end of his tenure in Saudi Arabia.

The GCC secretary general expressed his gratitude and appreciation for the diplomatic efforts deployed by the Jordanian ambassador in Riyadh, and lauded the strong historic ties between Jordan and the GCC.

Another meeting was held between Al-Zayani and Ambassador of Afghanistan to Saudi Arabia, in the presence of the Afghan President special representative Sayed Jalal Karim.

Discussions focused on mutual cooperation and the means to promote ties between the GCC and Afghanistan.