Arab Gulf leaders to wrap up their summit in Doha

Arab Gulf leaders are scheduled to wrap up their two-day summit talks later Tuesday by adopting several key poltical and economis issues.

Arab Gulf leaders to wrap up their summit in Doha

Leaders of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) -- Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates, and host Qatar -- are scheduled to hold their final session today, during which the closing statement will be read.

The final communique is expected to include the endorsement of plans to launch the Gulf common market, unify currency, and implement decisions on the customs union, in addition to key political, economic, and social issues.

The final session will begin with a speech by Qatar's Amir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifah Al-Thani, chairman of of the current GCC session, followed by reading of the Doha Declaration, and then a word by Sultan Qaboos bin Saeed of Oman, as Chairman of the next session.

A news conference is scheduled for this afternoon.


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