(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) The comments came within the framework of the 24th meeting of the gcc ministerial committee for planning and development held in kuwait.
the uae has reiterated the importance of increased coordination at various levels between the member countries of the gcc to help achieve the long-desired goal of economic integration in the region.
the comments came within the framework of the 24th meeting of the gcc ministerial committee for planning and development held in kuwait. led by mohammed abdul aziz al shehhi undersecretary for the ministry of economy the uae delegation included tariq al marzouqi director of government communications and nada al hashimi director of planning and support both from the ministry of economy.
addressing the meeting al shehhi said that coordination in planning among the gcc member countries should be accelerated to keep pace with the resurgent economic needs rising population and the increasing number of projects under development. he also reiterated the uae’s priority in achieving sustainable development across all operations and initiatives.
al shehhi said: “coordination in all our planning initiatives must be aligned to the vision for sustainable development that has been articulated by most of the gcc countries. concerted efforts to achieve this priority will eventually lead to the desired economic integration to the ultimate benefit of the people of the gcc.”
the undersecretary also outlined the uae’s significant achievements in sustainable development that have enabled the country to advance up the ranks in the critical domains of international human development and global competitiveness.
he said: “such achievements were made possible only with the valuable support and leadership of the president his highness shaikh khalifa bin zayed al nahyan and his highness shaikh mohammed bin rashid al maktoum vice-president and prime minister of the uae and ruler of dubai.”