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Arab League Secretary General Welcomes Makkah Summit

Secretary General of Arab League Dr. Ahmed Aboul Gheit welcomed the
initiative of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin
Abdulaziz Al Saud, to hold the Makkah Summit, with participation of
Jordan's King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber
Al-Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashed Al Maktoum,
Vice President of the United Arab Emirates, Prime Minister, and Governor
of the Emirate of Dubai, aiming to support the Hashemite Kingdom of
Jordan to overcome the current economic crisis.

The Secretary General expressed his appreciation and gratitude for
the efforts made by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to promote Arab

In a statement issued today, spokesperson of the Arab League's
Secretary General Minister Plenipotentiary Mahmoud Afifi said that the
Secretary General praised the positive results of the summit and the
economic support provided for the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.

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