Scandinavian states boost GCC ties

Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) secretary general Abdullatif al-Zayani arrives at the opening of the opening of "Riyadh Conference for Saving Yemen and Building Federal State" in the Saudi capital Riyadh, on May 17, 2015. (AFP)
Updated 15 December 2018

Scandinavian states boost GCC ties

  • The GCC has reached important achievements, which have contributed to making the Gulf region an oasis of stability

JEDDAH: Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani, secretary-general of the GCC, recently received ambassadors from Scandinavian countries to Saudi Arabia.
They included Swedish Ambassador Yan Knottson, Norwegian Ambassador Owefend Stoka, Denmark Ambassador Ole Emil Moesby, and Finland Chargé d’affaires Ase Retali.
They discussed aspects of joint cooperation with the GCC and the latest regional and international developments. The talks followed last week’s GCC Summit in Riyadh.
The GCC has reached important achievements, which have contributed to making the Gulf region an oasis of stability.


Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

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Saudi CERT warns against phishing attacks in relation to COVID-19

JEDDAH: The Saudi Computer Emergency Response Team (Saudi CERT) has warned that people are using the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic to initiate online phishing scams and attempt to steal personal information.

“Be careful and beware of messages that you could receive from fake accounts under the name of  the Ministry of Health asking you to click on an unknown link,” Saudi CERT wrote on Twitter.

Saudi CERT shared a number of tips to avoid falling for such scams: “Continuously follow reliable news sources from the Ministry of Health’s official accounts, make sure that the messages received are from official accounts and check with the sender before opening anonymous links.”