KUWAIT CITY: Exterior Affairs Minister S Jaishankar referred to as on Kuwait Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Thursday and appreciated his dedication to taking the partnership between two nations to larger ranges.
Jaishankar, who arrived in Kuwait on his first bilateral go to to the oil-rich Gulf nation early on Thursday, can also be carrying a private letter from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah.
“Referred to as on PM HH Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. Conveyed our felicitations on the sixtieth anniversary of diplomatic relations. Appreciated his dedication to taking our partnership to larger ranges. Our historic ties have been bolstered by our joint combat in opposition to COVID19,” Jaishankar tweeted.
Jaishankar is visiting Kuwait on the invitation of Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, International Minister and Minister of State for Cupboard Affairs.
Upon his arrival on the airport right here, Jaishankar was acquired by Appearing Assistant International Minister Abdul Razzaq Al-Khleefa and Ambassador Jassim Al-Najjem.
Indian Ambassador Sibi George and senior Indian officers in Kuwait had been additionally current on the airport.
His go to comes almost three months after the 2 nations determined to ascertain a joint ministerial fee to formulate a framework to strengthen ties in sectors like power, commerce, funding, manpower and labour and knowledge know-how.
Kuwaiti International Minister Sheikh Ahmed visited India in March throughout which either side determined to arrange the joint fee.
Through the go to, Jaishankar will maintain high-level conferences and likewise tackle the Indian neighborhood in Kuwait, the Ministry of Exterior Affairs stated in New Delhi forward of the go to.
There are over 10 lakhs Indians residing in Kuwait.
India is amongst the most important buying and selling companions of Kuwait and Kuwait is a significant provider of oil for India.
The yr 2021-22 marks the sixtieth anniversary of the institution of diplomatic relations between India and Kuwait.
Kuwait has been supporting India in coping with the coronavirus pandemic by supplying reduction materials in addition to medical oxygen.
Indian Navy ships have introduced a big amount of medical oxygen from Kuwait in the previous few weeks.