A Joint Review Meeting between Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan and Gulf Cooperation Council Secretariat.
Islamabad, 28th April, 2021:A Joint Review Meeting was held today between Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan and Gulf Cooperation Council Secretariat. Mr. Hamad Al-Bazai, General Coordinator for FTA Negotiations, GCC Secretariat led the discussion from GCC side and from Pakistan side head of the delegation was Mr. M. Humair Karim, Additional Secretary, Trade Diplomacy, Ministry of Commerce. Both sides welcomed resumption of Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations and discussed various aspects of the FTA negotiations. Pakistan and GCC agreed to work towards a comprehensive FTA including trade in goods & services. It was further decided that the technical teams from both sides will meet in the near future to build upon the discussions held in the Joint Review Meeting.