Middle East Economic Survey


No 14



Jasir Named Head Of GCC Monetary Council

The Governor of the Saudi Arabian Monetary Agency (SAMA) Muhammad al-Jasir was elected first chairman of the GCC Monetary Council at its inaugural meeting in Riyadh on 30 March. The Governor of the Central Bank of Bahrain, Rashid al-Maraj, was named as deputy chairman of the council. The meeting was attended by representatives of Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Kuwait and Qatar, but not the other two...