The 2nd Joint meeting of the GCC Ministerial Committee forThe GCC Ministerial Committee for Culture and Tourism held the 2nd joint meeting on Thursday, 10 October 2019, in Muscat, Oman. The meeting was chaired by, HE Read more 10October2019Share this news...tweetThe Meeting of the GCC Ministerial Committee for CulturThe GCC Ministerial Committee for Culture held the 23rd meeting on Thursday, 10 October 2019, in Muscat, Oman. The meeting was chaired by, HH Sayyid Haitham bin Read more 10October2019Share this news...tweetThe Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council participatesUnder the patronage HH Sayyid Haitham bin Tariq Al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture of the Sultanate of Oman and the GCC Ministers of Culture, the Secretary Read more 10October2019Share this news...tweetThe 16th Meeting of the GCC Supreme Military Committee ofThe GCC Military Committee of the Chiefs of Staff of the Armed Forces held the 16th meeting on Thursday, 10 October 2019, in Muscat, Oman; with the participation of the Read more 10October2019Share this news...tweetThe Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council launchesThe Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council Dr. Abdullatif bin Rashid Al-Zayani launched the Spatial Platform for the GCC Sustainable Development Goals Read more 09October2019Share this news...tweet News Events No content found More Events Menu عربي ×News × Events ×Employees Mail × . . × × HomeAbout GCC Member StatesThe CharterOrganizational StructureObjectivesLogo Secretariat General Secretary GeneralAssistant SecretariesTendersJobs GCC AchievementsCurrently selected AchievementsProjects Statements Supreme CouncilMinisterial Council Data Events And Competitions EventsCompetitions Cognitive Sources Laws and RegulationsAgreementsDigital LibraryGCC Statistics Media Center GCC NewsAdvertisingMultimedia LibraryMailing ListLinks Contact US Contact USOffices Search Employees Mail Regional Cooperation and Economic Relations with other Countries and Groupings Regional Cooperation and Economic Relations with other Countries and Groupings الرئيسية›Home›GCC Achievements›Achievements›Regional Cooperation and Economic Relations with other Countries and Groupings›The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) Negotiations with Arab CountriesNegotiations with the EUThe Peoples Republic of China (PRC) Currently selectedThe Islamic Republic of PakistanThe Republic of IndiaRepublic of TurkeyMERCOSUR CountriesEFTA CountriesJapanRelations with the Republic of KoreaSingaporeAustraliaNew ZealandASEANRelations with MalaysiaWith the European Free Trade Association countries, "noting" Within the framework of the meetings held between the two sides during the UN General Assembly (New York), a meeting was held on 14 November 2001 between a GCC delegation headed by H.E. Sheikh Mohammad bin Mubarak Al-Khalifah, Foreign Minister of the Kingdom of Bahrain, President of the session of the GCC Ministerial Council, and a delegation of PRC headed by H.E. the Chinese Foreign Minister. During that meeting, the two sides discussed a number of topics of mutual interest, affirmed the deep relations between them, the need to develop such relations, and increase trade and investment. In this connection, the Supreme Council (89th session, December 2003) agreed to launch FTA negotiations between the GCC States and the P.R.C.At the end of the visit made to the PRC by Their Excellencies, the GCC Ministers of Finance and H.E. the Secretary General on 6 July 2004, the two sides signed a Framework Agreement on Economic Cooperation that provided for initiating FTA negotiations.The first round of negotiations was launched at the headquarter of the GCC Secretariat General on 23-24 April 2005, and then followed by other rounds of negotiations and technical meetings. The last round of negotiations was held in the July 2009.