Bahrain's Crown Prince has doubts on GCC deadline

In an interview published Monday 5 February, Crown Prince Shaikh Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa of Bahrain cast doubt on a 2010 deadline for monetary union in the region and said his country and the five other GCC states still had some issues to resolve on convergence criteria.

The crown prince's remarks in an interview with the McKinsey Quarterly business journal were confirmed yesterday by a spokeswoman for Bahrain's Economic Development Board (EDB) according to Gulf Daily News. The EDB is chai

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