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Finance Minister, GCC Secretary General discuss economic issues

– Minister of Finance Barrak Al-Shaitan and Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Dr. Nayef Al-Hajraf discussed economic issues facing the Gulf states on Sunday.

The two sides also discussed means of tackling economic difficulties caused by the coronavirus crisis, the Ministry of Finance said in a statement.

The talks also dealt with boosting the work system of the GCC Customs Union, patent rights, as well as enhancing development and economic activities.

The meeting was attended by the GCC General Secretariat’s assistant secretary for economic and developmental affairs Khalifa Al-Abri and a number of senior GCC and Finance Ministry officials.

Source: Kuwait News Agency