Saudi Arabia and Qatar agree to open airspace, land and sea borders

      Published on Friday, 8 January , 2021      179 Views     
Saudi Arabia and Qatar agree to open airspace, land and sea borders

  • Doha News

Saudi Arabia and Qatar have reached an agreement to open airspace, land and sea borders between the two countries, Qatar News Agency has announced.





Further details will be announced at the 41st GCC Summit, which will be held in Al Ula in Saudi Arabia, later today (January 5).

In a tweet, Qatar News Agency said, “GCC Secretary-General welcomed the opening of airspace, land and sea borders between the State of Qatar and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, adding that the move reflects the commitment and sincere efforts being made to ensure the success of the summit.”

Travel between Saudi Arabia and Qatar stopped on June 5, 2017.

In a statement on the Saudi Press Agency website, His Royal Highness Prince Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz said “that the upcoming GCC summit shall be a summit to close the ranks and unify the stance and to enhance the march of the good and prosperity, adding that we will translate through the summit, the anticipations of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques and the leaders of the GCC member states, in order to gather and be in solidarity to face the challenges our region is witnessing”.



Make sure you head to our travel section here where we will be keeping you up to date on all the latest developments.


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Category Doha News, Government | 2021/01/08 latest update at 3:33 PM
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