Bahrain attends GCC undersecretaries’ committee meeting

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Riyadh, May9 (BNA):A Bahraini delegation attended the 65th meeting of the GCC Finance Ministries Undersecretaries’ Committee, which was held today in GCC General Secretariat’s headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Finance and National Economy Ministry Undersecretary Youssef Abdulla Hummood led Bahrain’s delegation to the preparatory session, ahead of the 116th meeting of the Financial and Economic Cooperation Committee.

The meeting was also attended by the GCC Assistant Undersecretary for Economic and Development Affairs and GCC undersecretaries representing member countries.  

The delegations reviewed financial and economic decisions, ways to enhance joint cooperation and follow-up of the program to achieve economic unity among the GCC countries by 2025, and G20 recommendations and  initiatives in the financial track.

They also discussed recommendations set by the Committee of Governors of Monetary Institutions and Central Banks, the Committee of Presidents and the Customs Union Authority in the GCC States, the Gulf Common Market Committee, and a number of topics on the agenda.