RIYADH: Flags of GCC member states and welcoming billboards are seen in the Saudi capital yesterday. – KUNA

KUWAIT: HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah will depart today to Saudi Arabia, heading the Kuwaiti delegation for the 39th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) summit in Riyadh. Yesterday, HH the Amir sent a cable of congratulations to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud marking the fourth anniversary of his ascension to the throne.

In the cable, the Amir asserted on the deep and solid relations between Kuwait and the kingdom, and lauded the prominent development renaissance in various fields under the leadership of the Saudi king. HH the Amir also wished the Saudi King wellbeing and success in pursuing prosperity for the kingdom and serving both Arab and Muslim worlds. HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sent similar cables to the Saudi King

Riyadh is getting ready to welcome guests from delegations participating in the Gulf summit. The kingdom is hosting a large number of reporters to cover the event, which is expected to address important issues related to GCC joint action in the field of politics, defense, economy and law. Flags have been raised on streets and welcoming billboards have been hung along the roads and bridges. – KUNA