Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman arrives in Bahrain

This is the fourth stop on his tour before a GCC meeting next week

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Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman has arrived in Bahrain on the fourth leg of a trip to fellow Gulf nations.

The visit comes before the 42nd GCC leaders' meeting in Saudi Arabia on December 14 and aims to strengthen the work of the regional body, Saudi state media reported.

It is the fourth stop on his tour after he visited Oman on Monday, the UAE on Tuesday and Qatar on Thursday, He is set to conclude the trip in Kuwait on Friday.

Prince Mohammed was met at Sakhir Air Base near the capital Manama by Bahrain's King Hamad and Crown Prince Salman bin Hamad. The delegation then headed to Sakhir Palace for talks along streets lined with flag-waving schoolchildren.

Prince Mohammed left Doha on Thursday afternoon after his first visit to Qatar since the 2017 rift in the GCC was ended at AlUla in January.

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Updated: December 09, 2021, 5:24 PM