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GCC standards commission meets in Riyadh

The Board of Directors of the Standards Commission of the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) met in Riyadh today under the chairmanship of Minister of Industry and Electricity Dr. Hashim Abdullah Yamani, who is acting Minister of Commerce. A press statement following the meeting noted the Commission's concern to enhance commercial ties among GCC members in order to pave the way for a Customs Federation, and stressed the importance of meeting the requirements of the World Trade Organization (WTO).