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GCC likely to implement single tourist visa from 2014

The Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) has said the six-member bloc is currently working on setting up an automatic system for exchanging information online, to facilitate enforcing a single tourist visa system, Khaleej Times has reported. "The issue had been discussed at the joint meeting between the Tourist Cooperation Committee in the AGCC and the GCC Tourist counterpart in the AGCC Chambers of commerce and industry, which was held in Fujairah last year," said assistant undersecretary at the GCC for economic affairs, Abdullah Al Shobaili.