Qatar, Kuwait sign 5 MoUs to boost ties in trade and infrastructure

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Qatar, Kuwait sign 5 MoUs to boost ties in trade and infrastructure

The Joint Supreme Committee for Cooperation between the State of Qatar and the State of Kuwait held its fifth session yesterday via video conference.

The Qatari side was chaired by Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs HE Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al Thani, while the Kuwaiti side was chaired by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Acting Minister of Information HE Sheikh Dr Ahmed Nasser Al Mohammad Al Sabah.

The two sides reviewed bilateral cooperation relations, as well as enhancing cooperation, achieving more integration in various sectors, and exchanging views on issues of common concern.

On the sidelines of the meeting, Qatar and Kuwait signed five memoranda of understanding and the minutes of the fifth session between the two countries. The agreements were signed by Sheikh Mohammed and Sheikh Dr Ahmed Nasser.

The agreements include a memoranda of understanding for cooperation in the fields of encouraging direct investment, civil service affairs and administrative development, Islamic affairs between the governments of the two countries, various agricultural fields and improving the implementation, construction and maintenance of roads during the work of the Joint Supreme Committee for Cooperation, in addition to the signing of the meeting minutes of the fifth session.

At the outset of Qatar’s speech during the fifth session of the committee’s meetings, the FM offered condolences on the death of HH Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah. He said the region lost a father and a great leader who was characterised by wisdom and good opinion, who devoted his life and effort to serving his country, the Arab and Islamic nation and the world.

The FM said Qatar will continue to remember with full appreciation and pride the noble stances of HH Sheikh Sabah towards Qatar and its people, especially during the current Gulf crisis.

He wished Kuwait success and prosperity under the leadership of HH the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah and HH Crown Prince of Kuwait Sheikh Mishal Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah.

 

The FM affirmed that the fifth session of the Qatari-Kuwaiti Joint Supreme Committee for Cooperation during these delicate regional and international circumstances is an embodiment of the wise political will of the leaders of the two countries.

It also reflects the depth and strength of the distinguished relationship and the close bilateral ties, he said, adding that through this session, they exchanged views on issues of common interest to strengthen cooperation and achieve more integration in various sectors to achieve the common interests of the two brotherly countries and peoples.

Relations between Qatar and Kuwait are well-established, reflected in the strengthening of the volume of trade exchange between the two countries and the increase in the pace of economic cooperation in an unprecedented manner, he pointed out.

The FM expressed satisfaction in Qatar and Kuwait’s united visions on regional and international issues, adding that the Qatari side looks forward to enhancing coordination and cooperation regarding issues of interest to the people of the Gulf, as well as Arab, Islamic nations, and the world.

The FM thanked Sheikh Dr Ahmed for the fraternal feelings in his speech and for his keenness to strengthen relations between the two brotherly countries, wishing that this session success in achieving the desired goals and results for the benefit of the two countries and peoples.

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