ABU DHABI, Oct 3 (KUNA) -- Transport and Communications Undersecretaries in
the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) member states discussed here Monday the
establishment of a railway authority, as well as linking Yemen with the
yet-to-be-established GCC railway network.
Director General of UAE's national transport authority, Dr. Nasser
Al-Mansouri, in a keynote speech to the meeting, underlined importance of the
railroad project that would link the six GCC countries.
He said the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has established the federation
trains company and issued relevant legislations to pave way for the
construction of the UAE's railroad network.
GCC Assistant Secretary General for Economic Affairs Abdullah Al-Shubaili,
in remarks on sidelines of the meeting said the officials discussed
feasibility study of the railroad linkage with Yemen, safe regulations of
small ships and inspection on vessels.
Kuwait is represented by Communications Ministry Undersecretary Abdulmohsen
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