Arab world discusses open skies
30 / 05 / 2012
AT the recent Arab Socio Economic Council meeting in Cairo ministers and senior economy officials discussed the proposed Arab Customs Union of 2015.
The agreement is due to eliminate all obstacles to and expand the Free Trade Zone thereby paving the way to Common Arab Market.
This also includes implementing an open skies policy between Arab countries specifically to strengthen airfreight movement.
Council members agreed to provide technical support to the less developed Arab countries to meet minimum requirements for the scheme.
Further discussions on customs charges, research and multi-transport of merchandise also took place for further discussion.