GCC meeting discusses cooperation against corruption
MUSCAT, Aug. 21 (Xinhua) -- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries on Wednesday held here the fourth meeting to coordinate institutional efforts for protecting integrity and combating corruption.
According to a press release issued by the Advisory Council of the GCC, the meeting discussed a number of issues, including the guideline law for the protection of GCC public funds, the GCC agreement on integrity and anti-corruption, and the preparation of relevant procedures.
The meeting also analyzed the feasibility of creating a Gulf anti-corruption index and preparing a paragraph on transparency and protection of integrity to be included in the annual report, which will be issued by GCC's General Secretariat on Human Rights.
Counselor Salah bin Nafea Al-Mukhlafi stressed the added value of cooperation and exchange of expertise in realizing the agenda of the council.
Founded in 1981, the GCC is a leading political and economic bloc in the Arab world.