BREAKING PAKISTAN GCC NEWS: Sign preliminary free trade agreement


The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and Pakistan have signed a preliminary deal on a free trade agreement (FTA), as both seek to boost trade and ties with one another.

According to a press release issued by Pakistan’s Ministry of Commerce, the Interim Commerce Minister Gohar Ejaz and GCC Secretary General Jassem Mohamed Albudaiwi concluded the final round of negotiations on Thursday at the GCC headquarters in Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh,

In a joint statement by Ejaz and Albudaiwi, they stated that “Both parties looked forward to the expeditious signing, ratification, and implementation of the agreement, which will mark a new chapter in the economic relations between our parties”.

Pakistan has been seeking an FTA with the GCC since at least […]

Pakistan, GCC sign preliminary free trade agreement