GCC Secretary General Stresses Importance of Strengthening Prospects for Gulf-Malaysian Relations

Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Jassem Mohammed Albudaiwi met here today with the Ambassador of Malaysia to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Datuk Wan Zaidi Wan Abdullah.

During the meeting, the GCC Secretary General stressed the importance of strengthening relations between the GCC and Malaysia in all political, economic and cultural fields, noting the framework agreement for economic, commercial, technical and investment cooperation signed between both sides in 2011, which included the establishment of a joint committee to follow up on its implementation.

The two officials also discussed strengthening the strategic dialogue between the GCC and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as Malaysia is currently playing the role of the Association's coordinator and is responsible for relations with the Cooperation Council.

The meeting was attended by GCC Assistant Secretary General for Political and Negotiation Affairs Dr. Abdulaziz Hamad Aluwaisheg.

--SPA

Source: Saudi Press Agency