The GCC celebrates its 43rd anniversary


Member countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the Council's founding on May 25, 1981, in Abu Dhabi, UAE.

The Council has succeeded in enhancing its regional and international role, becoming a key partner in achieving international peace and stability.

Minister of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait, Abdullah Al-Ehaya, said in a statement to KUNA on Saturday that the efforts and wise policy of Gulf states' leaders played a significant role in pushing forward and developing cooperation amongst their countries at all levels, achieving their goals for the good of their peoples.

Moreover, Al-Ehaya said the GCC respects every country's sovereignty, supports joint work, and is committed to the articles of international law and UN principles and goals.

Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, the Minister of Foreign Affairs of Bahrain, also affirmed the Gulf Cooperation Council's (GCC) commitment to the security, stability, and aspirations of its member states by fostering economic citizenship, progress, prosperity, and constructive cooperation to establish regional and international peace and cultural dialogue.

The Bahraini foreign minister congratulated His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain, and the leaders of the GCC states.

UAE Government Media Office also took to their official X account to celebrate the occasion with a post which said, "The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries celebrate the 43rd anniversary of the Council's inception in Abu Dhabi on May 25, 1981. Today, the GCC moves forward with greater solidarity and integration to achieve the aspirations of its people and enhance their development."


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