MANAMA, Dec 25 (KUNA) -- Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) at
the conclusion of the 33rd Summit here on Tuesday assured commitment towards
implementing all Security Council resolutions in relation to Gulf integration
in various fields, and committing to the timeline set for the establishment of
a joint GCC market, and overcoming obstacles facing the implementation of the
That came in the Sakhir declaration, that was read by the Secretary General
of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Abdulatif Al-Zayani, in presence of the
GCC leaders, after the announcement of the final communique.
The declaration stressed the importance of strengthening the role of the
GCC General Secretariat in implementing the Supreme Council's decision, in
addition to working to strengthen GCC citizenship values in various fields.
Highlighting the importance of enhancing social bonds among Gulf societies,
and facilitating economic work for GCC citizens to expand cooperation,
economic and social integration, in addition to intensifying communication
between GCC parliaments in the interests of the Gulf countries.
Calling for the implementation of facilitating the transition of national
manpower between Gulf states, and supporting national training institutes and
universities, paving the way for GCC citizens to benefit alongside with
citizens of each state.
The declaration stressed on the joint social security through developing
military capabilities of each country, and committing to developing the joint
defense system, to symbolize the Gulf solidarity and unity.
Sakhir declaration called upon the GCC General Secretariat to follow-up and
implement all resolutions, and present a detailed report on this matter to the
next Supreme Council meeting. (end)
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