A host of heads, leaders and kings of Islamic and Arab countries arrived in the Saudi capital Riyadh on Saturday to participate at an extraordinary joint Islamic-Arab summit.
Iraqi President Abdul Latif Jamal Rashid and his accompanying delegation arrived in the Saudi capital.
Lebanon’s Caretaker Prime Minister Najib Mikati, Kyrgyzstan’s President Sadyr Japarov and Indonesian President Joko Widodo also arrived to partake at the summit.
The summit aims to enhance coordination and consultations among Arab and Islamic countries on the Israeli military escalation in Palestine and discuss ways of promoting Arab and Islamic moves to halt Israeli aggression on Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.
President Abdel Fattah El Sisi arrived earlier on Saturday in Riyadh to participate at the summit as a part of Egypt’s role since the beginning of the crisis to propel ceasefire efforts, deliver humanitarian aid to Gazans, revive peace process and just and everlasting settlement of the Palestinian cause on the two-state solution as per international legitimacy resolutions.
UAE Vice President, Deputy Prime Minister and Chairman of the Presidential Court Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed Al Nahyan and his accompanying delegation arrived in the Saudi capital to attend the summit.
Iran’s President Ebrahim Raisi and Malaysian Prime Minister Anwar Ibrahim arrived in Riyadh to partake at the summit.
Upon their arrival at King Khalid International Airport, they were received by Vice Governor of Riyadh Region Prince Mohammed bin Abdulrahman bin Abdul Aziz.