Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

GCC pact continuation of strategic cooperation'   Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 18/02/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) The security pact among Arab Gulf states is a continuation of the strategic cooperation amongst them and represents a step forward in the path towards a union, suggests a Kuwaiti journalist. In an interview on state TV Sunday evening, Khaled Aljanfawi said that this agreement ensures that the states of the Gulf Cooperation Council - Kuwait, Bahrain, Qatar, Oman, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates - work collectively according to their national legislations and international commitments.



The controversy surrounding this agreement in Kuwait is healthy and illustrates the tolerance, the high level of liberties and freedom of speech in the country. He warned of dangers if the controversy was to find its way to the public, underlining the need for the matter to be discussed in a rational, experienced and constitutional manner through democratic and constructive dialogue that aims to achieve the best interests of Kuwait and its people.



Earlier statements by National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim calling for patience in adopting the agreement and revising it thoroughly in order to ensure that it does not run counter to the constitution were commended by the journalist.



The pact, he said, ensures cooperation and coordination between the states on fighting organised crime, transnational crimes, cybercrime and money laundering. It also focuses on ensuring the security and stability of Gulf states, and does not limit personal liberties or freedom of speech. It carries positive and human aspects and serve the best interests of Gulf nationals, protecting them particularly during travel within the six states, he said. KFH managers donating blood Kuwait Finance House (KFH), the world's leading Islamic bank, organized a blood donation campaign in collaboration with the Central Blood Bank.



This step underlines KFH's keenness to take part in such events that are part of KFH's social responsibility. Many KFH employees and managers donated blood, in addition to the public which includes the famous Abdulwahab Al-Eisa and Abdullah Boftin. The campaign is considered to be a response to the repetitive requests made by the Central Blood Bank to donate blood. It also complements KFH's role in the health field which is highly significant. The campaign contributes in spreading awareness in the community and highlights the importance of blood donation as it is healthy and good deed




 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Jul 2 2015 - Saudi Arabia to cut August medium, heavy crude oil pricesThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Top oil exporter Saudi Arabia is expected to cut monthly prices for medium and heavy grades it sells to Asia in August on weaker fuel oil cracks, while keeping the price for ...

 Jul 2 2015 - Qatar- Traffic diversion on Rayyan road stretch for 18 monthsGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A temporary traffic diversion will be in place on Al Rayyan Road west bound from the direction of the Olympic Roundabout (Sports Roundabout) towards 22 February Intersection, ...

 Jul 2 2015 - Doha Bank to restore full network access soonGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A large number of Doha Bank customers were affected as they were not able to withdraw cash or use cards for purchases due to a technical glitch.Several customers said Doha ...

 Jul 2 2015 - QIB raises QR2bn through SukukThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Islamic Bank (QIB) announced that it has raised QR2bn (nearly $550m) in Basel III compliant Additional Tier 1 Perpetual Sukuk to enhance the Bank's capital adequacy ...

 Jul 2 2015 - FM hosts Suhoor banquet for heads of Qatar's missionsGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Foreign Minister Dr Khalid bin Mohamed al-Attiyah hosted a Suhoor banquet in honour of the heads of Qatar's missions abroad. The event, which took place at Sheraton Doha ...

 Jul 2 2015 - Qatar stock index falls 151.92 pointsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) Qatar Stock Exchange (QSE) index fell 151.92 points (1.25 percent) when the bourse closed trading Wednesday at 12,049.10 points.The market capitalization decreased to ...

 Jul 2 2015 - UDC celebrates Garangao with young patients of HMC at The Pearl-QatarGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) United Development Company (UDC) yesterday held Garangao celebrations with 250 young outpatients of Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC).The event, which took place at Burj Al Hamam ...

 Jul 2 2015 - Ministry launches app to help Qataris in foreign countriesGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Foreign Ministry launched the second version of its smartphone application under the name "Foreign Ministry - Qatar" which was developed to be a means of communication with ...

 Jul 2 2015 - Education 'system in GCC lacks skills training for jobs'Gulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) A majority (53%) of employers view lack of work experience as affecting nationals' employability, with only 30% of GCC (Gulf Co-operation Council) students having taken any work ...

 Jul 2 2015 - AIIB to play vital role in Asian infrastructure sector: QatarThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula) The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is expected to play a vital role in providing the investment needed to develop the infrastructure for hundreds of millions in ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help