Gulf Cooperation Council

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Gulf Cooperation Council

An international organization fostering greater political and economic unity for Arab countries in the Arabian Gulf. Among other things, it exists to promote similar regulatory regimes, to unify military presence and to advance the private sector. Most members had pledged to create a common currency by 2010, but this has been postponed indefinitely. See also: Khaleeji.
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Also present were Dr Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayani, Secretary General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf and Professor Klaus Schwab, founder and executive chairman, World Economic Forum, in addition to dignitaries, ministers, heads and managers of government departments and institutions, along with experts, politicians and decision-makers from more than eighty countries, including the UAE.
With photos) LUXEMBOURG, June 26 (KUNA) -- The 22nd session of the Joint Council and Ministerial Meeting of the European Union and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC) which was held here Monday evening have agreed to expand their economic and political ties.
Republic of Sudan, the United States, European Union (EU), Arab League, Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC), and African Union countries have recognized the Republic of Southern Sudan.
In the next most serious situation, the writer correctly observes that the Bahraini regime has adroitly painted the protests as Iranian-inspired, resulting in the intervention of troops from the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, primarily Saudi, to back up Bahrain's minority Sunni Arab rulers.
Japan and the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf agreed Wednesday to hold a bilateral foreign ministerial meeting every September in New York on the sidelines of the annual U.
GWT specializes in the custom design and manufacture of water and waste-water treatment equipment, parts and chemicals for markets within member states of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (the "GCC").
He highlighted Bahrain's appreciation of the supportive stances of the late Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques toward the march of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf.
They affirmed their keen interest in enhancing these firm relations and emphasised the importance of continuing fraternal consultations and coordination in the service of the their two countries and peoples and the march of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf (GCC).
The GCC Metro and Rail Conference (GMRC 2014) will be hosted by Oman's Ministry of Transport and Communications, in collaboration with The Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf - Secretariat General.
In their Endeavour to strengthen cooperation, the Arab Society for Intellectual Property (ASIP) and the Intellectual Property Training Center of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf organized two specialized courses at the headquarters of the Council s Secretariat General in Riyadh.
Jordan's decision to pursue membership of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf is also a positive development that should further enhance confidence in its economy, combined with news of Saudi Arabia's $400 million grant," added Jones.
The speakers who have been confirmed so far include Amr Abdel-Ghaffar, regional representative for the Middle East and director of the Education and Training Department at the UNEoe1/4aos World Tourism Organisation; Ali Al Rais, senior vice -president of Commercial Operations with Qatar Airways; Phil Kassalas, vice-president of Development, Middle East and Africa with the InterContinental Hotels Group; Abdullah bin Aqlah Al Hashem, assistant secretary-general for Human and Environment Affairs with the Secretariat-General of the Cooperation Council for the Arab States of the Gulf, Jose Lora, CEO at Juthoor, one of the regionEoe1/4aos leading property and real estate management companies.

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