Riyadh, SPA: The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia actively participated in the 5th Permanent Ministerial Preparatory Committee of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Economic and Development Affairs Authority, which took place today in Salalah, Oman.
Representing the Kingdom, the Minister of Economy and Planning, Faisal bin Fadhil Alibrahim, joined ministers from the GCC countries at the meeting. The primary objective of the gathering was to engage in discussions concerning shared interests in the realms of economic and development affairs, with the overarching goal of reinforcing economic unity among the Gulf nations.
Key points on the agenda included deliberations on the second session of the Economic and Development Affairs Authority, the governance of collaborative Gulf economic and development endeavours, as well as the roadmap for initiatives and economic unity projects leading up to 2025.
The Minister of Economy of Oman, Dr. Said bin Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Saqri, presided over the meeting, which was attended by other notable dignitaries including the Minister of Finance and National Economy of Bahrain, Shaikh Salman bin Khalifa Al Khalif; the Minister of Economy of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Abdulla Bin Touq Al Marri; the Minister of Finance of Qatar, Ali bin Ahmed Al Kuwari; the Acting Undersecretary at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Finance, Talal Al-Nemesh; and the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Jasem Mohamed Albudaiwi.