RIYADH, Jan 19 (KUNA) -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Secretary-General Nayef Al-Hajraf said Wednesday the GCC looks forward to an ambitious partnership with India to create more bilateral economic openings.
Al-Hajraf made the remark during virtual talks with Indian Minister of Commerce and Industry Piyush Goya, the GCC Secretariat General said in a statement.
He underlined that the GCC is willing to usher in a fresh stage of relations with India by means of consolidating fruitful cooperation aiming at stimulating sustainable economic growth and promoting bilateral trade and investment flow.
The GCC and the Indian minister also explored the joint working group's programs which are meant to weigh all economic and trade ties between the GCC and India, while stressing the launching of free trade negotiations this year in order to serve common interests. (end) mdm.mt