UAE leaders receive invite to GCC emergency summit

WAM

President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has received a formal invitation to Thursday's emergency GCC summit in Saudi Arabia.

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud had called for the urgent meeting earlier this month.

Regional leaders will discuss the recent acts of sabotage against commercial vessels off the coats of the UAE and the dual terrorist attacks against two Saudi pumping stations.

The UAE's invitation was handed over to His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces.

The summit will take place in the city of Mecca on May 30.

More from Local

Coming Up on Dubai Eye

  • Entertainment Extra

    1:00pm - 2:00pm

  • Afternoons with Helen Farmer

    2:00pm - 5:00pm

    Every weekday afternoon, Helen Farmer will help you to navigate the highs and lows of life in the UAE. Stay up to date with what’s happening and where to go.

BUSINESS BREAKFAST LATEST

On Dubai Eye

  • Flying Taxis

    It sounds like an episode of The Jetsons, but the sight of flying taxis whizzing around our cities could be much closer than you think.

  • Tough penalties for deliberate tax evasion

    The UAE has said that tougher penalties will come into force from 1st August for not keeping proper corporate tax records.