x Abu Dhabi, UAEFriday 19 January 2018

GCC social affairs ministers to meet in Riyadh

The Gulf leaders will gather in Saudi Arabia to discuss key social issues in the GCC.

Ministers from across the Arabian Gulf will meet in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia tomorrow for the 29th GCC Social Affairs Ministerial Council, the state news agency Wam has reported.

The 24th session of the under secretaries of GCC social affairs ministries will run alongside the meeting.

Delegates will discuss a wide range of social issues affecting the region, including children's rights with regards to international conventions, and social problems.