(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) RIYADH, Dec 9 (KUNA) -- The Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Friday addressed the 43rd session of the Supreme Council of the Arabian Gulf Cooperation Council, stressing that the GCC existence is a 'constant necessity.'
His Highness the Amir Representative began his speech, relaying greetings from His Highness the Amir to the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz, the Saudi leadership and government for the distinctive preparations for holding the session and the great efforts the kingdom has exerted as chairman of the supreme council during the previous session.
He congratulated and expressed good wishes to the Sultan of Oman, Haitham bin Tareq, the head of the 43rd session, saying, 'We are looking forward to achieve more accomplishments.' Moreover, he congratulated the GCC Secretary General and the Secretariate General staff on their sincere efforts for organizing the session.
The current session is being held amid very sensitive conditions in the region and the world, 'thus we need to be vigilant and cautious; we rather ought to exert more efforts to bolster the march of our joint Gulf action for the council is the most important regional entity; an entity that succeeded in making a lot of accomplishments for its states' people,' Sheikh Mishal said.
The regular holding of the GCC summits and the ministerial committees' meetings reflects resolve and determination to pursue and evolve the blessed march, he said, renewing the affirmation that 'existence of this entity is a constant necessity.'
The GCC has succeeded in attaining much of the aspirations of the council member countries toward 'reaching the Gulf citizenship, accomplishing strategic and economic interests that are admirable and there is a lot ahead that require more efforts to make accomplishments that will enable us face the regional and international changes,' His Highness the Amir Representative added.
'On the basis of the council constituent law, we affirm our everlasting keenness on maintaining security and stability of our states for the council states' security is inseparable,' he stressed.
He underlined necessity of cooperation with sisterly, friendly countries and international organizations to benefit from their expertise to 'beef up our development potentials, safeguard our countries and people and spare them tensions.'
He congratulated Qatar on hosting the World Cup, dazzling the world with the amazing preparations and organization. (end)
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