2007 News Story

GCC works toward unified currency

The Secretary-General of the Riyadh-based Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC), Abdulrahman Al-Atiyyah, confirmed that member states are working towards a unified currency. During an interview with the Bahraini newspaper Alwasat , Al-Atiyyah stated that GCC states should continue working together and recognize that terrorism among the leading challenges facing the nations.  He concluded by stating that the unified currency project would not be a failure.