Gulf Cooperation Council
Technical cooperation between the World Bank and countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) began over forty years ago with advisory services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and expanded over time to cover the other GCC countries - Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates. Read Overview »

Engagement Notes
This policy note summarizes the central health sector trends and challenges in the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries.
This engagement note provides a snapshot of financial development in the GCC countries and identifies key areas of the financial sector reform agenda where the WBG can provide its support.

The Program Achievement Report (PAR) captures the accomplishments of the intensive effort the Kuwait Ministry of Education and the World Bank has undertaken in cooperation with the World Bank.

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Nadir A. Mohammed

Country Director of the GCC Countries

Firas Raad

World Bank Country Manager, Kuwait
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