The United Arab Emirates gives the highest priority to reuniting members of Emirati families who were separated due to the suspension of some flights and partial closure of airports in some countries amidst the pandemic.
"What happened today is... the turning of the page on all points of difference and a full return of diplomatic relations," Prince Faisal Bin Farhan told a press conference at the conclusion of a landmark regional summit in Saudi Arabia.
"Regular flights once a week were opened for these destinations to ease travel for Nepalis and foreign nationals amid continued suspension of international flights," Bhanu Bhakta Dhakal, Minister for Culture, Tourism and Civil Aviation, told Xinhua news agency.
Qatari Foreign Minister Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani welcomed Saudi Ambassador Prince Mansour Bin Khalid Bin Farhan and assured him of "all support to advance bilateral relations.”
The patient is a 36-year-old Qatari who returned recently from Iran, the ministry said in a statement, adding that he is a stable condition. With Qatar reporting its first infection, Saudi Arabia becomes the only Gulf country not to have signalled any coronavirus case.
Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid landed in Saudi Arabia as the head of the UAE’s delegation participating in the 41th GCC Summit, and the Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia was the first to receive him.
Under the agreement, Saudi Arabia, UAE, Bahrain and Egypt will lift blockade of Qatar, and Doha will drop related lawsuits.
The US Secretary of State Michael Pompeo has welcomed the progress achieved by the Al Ula Declaration issued at the Gulf Cooperation Council summit held yesterday in Saudi Arabia, describing it as "a positive step towards restoring Gulf and Arab unity."
The Republic of Kazakhstan has welcomed the progress achieved by the Al Ula Declaration issued at the Gulf Cooperation Council summit, according to Saudi media.