HH Amir attends opening ceremony of
GCC Parliament Speakers' Meet

The opening ceremony of the seventh meeting of parliament speakers of the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) was held early Sunday, 24th November 2013, under the auspices of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

His Highness the Amir was received at the meeting of GCC Speakers of Shura, House of Representatives and National Assemblies by Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, and Deputy Speaker Mubarak Al-Khurainej.

The opening ceremony of the event was also attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, Former National Assembly Speaker Jassem Mohammad Al-Kharafi and senior sheikhs, as well as His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, and the Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, besides senior state officials.

The ceremony started with the national anthem, followed by a recital of the Holy Quran.

Speeches by the Speaker of the Council of Representatives of Bahrain Khalifa bin Ahmed Al Dhahrani, Arab Parliament (AP) President Ahmad Mohammad Al-Jerwan, GCC Secretary General Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayyani and Kuwaiti National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim followed.


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