Cairo, December 10, 2023, The 56th session of the implementation and follow-up committee of the Arab Economic and Social Council commenced today at the headquarters of the Arab League Secretariat General. This significant gathering, chaired by Kuwait, brought together representatives from the finance and trade ministries of Arab nations participating in the Greater Arab Free Trade Area (GAFTA).
The Kingdom's delegation at this crucial meeting was led by Abdullah Al-Dayel, the advisor overseeing Gulf Cooperation Council and Arab League matters at the Ministry of Finance. His prominent role underscores the Kingdom's commitment to actively engage in discussions and collaborations within the Arab Economic and Social Council's framework.
The deliberations at the committee session are expected to cover a range of economic and social issues, with a particular focus on enhancing cooperation among Arab states involved in GAFTA. As the meeting progresses, delegates will explore avenues for bolstering regional economic integration, trade facilitation, and financial collaboration.
The presence of high-level representatives from the finance and trade ministries emphasizes the importance placed on fostering economic growth and strengthening ties within the Greater Arab Free Trade Area. As discussions unfold, the outcomes of this session are poised to contribute significantly to the ongoing economic development and collaboration among Arab nations.