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Kuwaiti official: Increasing Arab commercial cooperation "vital"

CAIRO, Dec 7 (KUNA) -- Increasing and boosting Arab commercial cooperation is a vital step for the welfare of the region, said a Kuwaiti official on Wednesday.
At the conclusion of the 54th meeting for the executive committee of the Arab grand free-trade zone, head of Arab affairs at the Kuwaiti Ministry of Finance Arwa Al-Msallam told KUNA that it was important to implement all measures to create the free-trade zone to enable Arab states to reap its benefits.
Kuwait, as chair of the committee, was keen on following up resolutions aimed at bolstering Arab joint cooperation, finding means to eliminate all obstacles in this aspect, she added.
The committee sent its final findings to the 111st meeting of Arab Finance and Economic Ministers due next February for approval. (end) mfm.gta