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Preparatory Meetings for the 33rd Arab Summit to Kick off Tomorrow

Fri 10 May 2024 | 03:23 PM
The Arab League
The Arab League
By Ahmad El-Assasy

The first of the preparatory meetings for the 33rd Arab Summit is set to begin tomorrow, Saturday, chaired by the Kingdom of Bahrain.

This meeting will involve senior officials from the Economic and Social Council, marking a significant step towards enhancing Arab solidarity and cooperation.

The agenda includes discussing several resolution drafts that will be elevated to the ministerial level of the Economic and Social Council. The meeting will also focus on the importance of economic integration among Arab countries and the need to elevate cooperation to develop sustainable economic and financial models. These models aim to enhance resilience against all challenges and risks.

Additionally, the meeting will explore ways to bolster joint Arab economic and social actions and find urgent solutions to the challenges facing the region, especially in light of the rapid changes in the global economy. The discussions will also advance the implementation of the Sustainable Development Goals.

This summit marks the first time the Kingdom of Bahrain hosts a meeting at this level, whether for regular or emergency summits. The 33rd Summit is gaining international momentum amid the security challenges in the region, emphasizing the need for constructive decisions that will strengthen Arab unity and support peace, security, and stability efforts in the area.

Hosting the 33rd Arab Summit is a major political event for Bahrain, highlighting the significance of its timing and location. This first-time hosting underscores the importance of Bahrain's esteemed and prudent diplomacy in fostering and enhancing Arab-Arab relations and broadening their scope.