Abu Dhabi,23rd April 2003
Arab finance and trade ministers continued to arrive for the joint annual meeting of Arab financial institutions which opened yesterday in Abu-Dhabi,the Capital of the United Arab Emirates .
Among the ministers who arrived earlier in the day were Maqboul bin Al Saeed , Omani Minister of Trade , Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal Al Thani, Minister of Trade in Qatar, Ali Saleh bin Al Saleh, Minister of Trade in Bahrain and Osama Jaffer, Minister of Trade in Saudi Arabia and Hussein Mohamoud Sheikh, Minister of Finance of the Somali Republic .
They were received on arrival by Sheikh Fahim Al Qasimi, Minister of Economy and Commerce. The meetings are aimed at augmenting the process of development in Arab countries.The meeting will be adjourned today .