1998 News Story

Joint telecommunications company planned for GCC

The officials in charge of the telecommunications sectors in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) ended their two-day meeting today, after agreeing to establish a stock company for telecommunications in the Gulf. The proposed company will extend telecommunications services with the participation of the telecommunications administrations in the member states. Later participation by the private sector is envisaged. The proposed company will also become a strategic partner in international projects.