Breakthrough reported between Saudi Arabia and Qatar
SAUDI ARABIA: The King of Saudi Arabia, Salman bin Abdulaziz link officially sent an invitation to the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani to attend the 41st Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Summit, *Arab News link* reported Wednesday, citing the Saudi state news agency SPA.
Per the report, the meeting is set to take place in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on January 5, 2021.
The invitation was forwarded to Al-Thani while he was attending a meeting with GCC link Secretary-General Nayf Al-Hajraf, the report said.
During a regular meeting of the Saudi Cabinet, King Salman stated that he hopes to make the summit successful in promoting "joint action, expanding cooperation, and integration among member states in all fields," the report added.