(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) The joint GCC action made many prominent economic achievements in the last 30 years, including the establishment of the customs union, the common market and freedom to work, travel and practice investment-related activities, a senior Kuwaiti diplomat said here.
"GCC member states are keen to meet aspirations of its citizens through more achievements and joint projects," Sheikh Ali Al-Khalid Al-Sabah, director of the economic affairs' department at the foreign ministry told KUNA.
His remarks came after GCC (Gulf Cooperation Council) senior foreign ministry officials concluded their meeting last night in preparation for today's foreign ministers' meeting.
Sheikh Ali Al-Khalid hoped for economic integration among GCC states to reach advanced levels, pointing out that the Manama Summit is acquiring significance due to issues topping its agenda.
On their meeting, Sheikh Ali said it reviewed the draft final communique and most important recommendations, including strategic dialogues with economic blocs, in order to forward them to the ministerial meeting.