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  The 15th Meeting of the GCC Heads of the Red Crescent Associations

GCC- Muscat
The GCC Heads of the Red Crescent Associations held the 15th meeting on Thursday, 7 November 2019, in Muscat; with the participation of HE Khalifa said Al-Abri, the GCC Assistant Secretary General for Economic and Development Affairs.
In his speech, the Assistant Secretary General congratulated the Sultanate of Oman on the (49) National Day, pointing out the importance of this meeting, which reflects the great role played by the GCC Red Crescent Associations in the field of relief and humanitarian work, as well as unifying the positions of the GCC States in international organizations.
The meeting discussed a number of important issues related to enhancing the humanitarian and relief aid of the Red Crescent Associations in the GCC States, including; the Plan of Action of the GCC Red Crescent Associations (2020-2024) which covers a number of important axes, and is a roadmap for the joint efforts of GCC associations, achieving maximum coordination and cooperation in regards to relief aid and humanitarian work.
The meeting also stressed the importance to unify the GCC Red Crescent Associations international and regional positions, most importantly to support the Kuwait Red Crescent Association candidate Dr. Hilal bin Musaed Al - Sayer in becoming a member of The International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement.