Nepal welcomes decision of Saudi Arabia and Qatar to reopen their borders

KATHMANDU: Nepal has welcomed the decision of the governments of Saudi Arabia and Qatar to re-open the borders -- land, sea and air -- between the two countries.

In a statement released on Wednesday, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) played significant role in resolving outstanding issues among some of its members states."

"Nepal also believes that GCC will help to lead towards stability and cooperation in the region," the Ministry elaborated.

MoFA, adding that Nepal has close bilateral relations with all the GCC countries in the middle-east region, wished for peace and prosperity in the Gulf region.