Minister of Foreign Affairs Titus Corlatean, on Sunday, attended the 23rd meeting of the EU – Gulf Cooperation Council Ministerial Meeting, in Manama, Bahrain.
Romania’s Foreign Minister Titus Corlatean had a meeting on Sunday, on side lines of the European Union- Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Ministerial Meeting, with the Secretary General of the Gulf Cooperation Council, Abdul Latif Bin Rashid Al Zayan, occasion to highlight existence of numerous opportunities for economic cooperation between Romania and the GCC member states in various fields. According to a press release from the Foreign Ministry, the head of Romanian diplomacy evoked the traditional relations of cooperation and friendship between Romania and the GCC Member States and with the Arab countries in general and expressed Romania’s interest in amplifying and diversifying them, both bilaterally and as a EU Member State.
“The Romanian Foreign Minister emphasized the many opportunities for economic cooperation between Romania and the GCC Member States in various fields, such as agriculture, energy, oil and gas, infrastructure, tourism, education, health, presented the facilities offered by the Romanian economic and investment milieu and encouraged businessmen of the region to invest in the Romanian market. The Romanian official expressed appreciation for the results of the first Economic Forum Romania – GCC, organized in Bucharest, in March 2011, as well as his belief that the second edition will attract a real interest from government representatives and economic operators in the countries involved,” the quoted release reads.
Also on Sunday, Romania’s ForMin and his Qatari counterpart Khalid bin Mohammad Al-Attiyah met in Manama, occasion when the former encouraged the Qatari business people to invest in the Romanian market.