and the Gulf Cooperation Council
) are likely to discuss issues related to food security, logistics and regulatory measures when they formally launch negotiations for a free trade agreement (FTA
) on Thursday.
GCC comprises Saudi Arabia, UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Oman and Bahrain. In May, India had implemented an FTA with the UAE which is likely to form the basis for the pact with the GCC, said officials.
“The GCC is keen to ensure food…