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Crown Prince Abdullah meets with GCC ministers

His Royal Highness Crown Prince Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz, Deputy Prime Minister and Commander of the National Guard, today received the Ministers of Trade of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states, who are currently participating in the 23rd meeting of the GCC Commercial Cooperation Committee.   Their agenda includes review of a number of issues pertaining to enhancing commercial exchange among member states, discussion of ways to facilitate recruitment of national cadres and to unify systems for companies and for commercial exhibitions, and study of a report on a meeting held between the GCC Secretariat-General and the GCC Chambers of Commerce and Industry.

Crown Prince Abdullah also met today with a group of citizens who came to greet him, and yesterday he had a meeting with the ulema (Muslim scholars).