2003 News Story

GCC finance ministers discuss aid to Iran

The ministers of finance and economy of the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) held an extraordinary meeting in Riyadh tonight to discuss an aid program designed to help reconstruct the areas hit by a devastating earthquake in Iran.  Saudi Arabia has already sent five planeloads of relief supplies for the earthquake victims and is setting up a field hospital in the southeastern Iranian city of Bam.