Kuwaiti PM meets with Cambodian counterpart

August 5, 2008 at 1:37 am Leave a comment

Kuwait Times – August 05, 2008

PHNOM PENH: His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, held a meeting with his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen, in the Foreign Ministry Headquarters in Phnom Penh on Monday. Means of bolstering bilateral relations were amongst the issues discussed at the meeting primarily in the fields of oil, gas, investment and regarding the establishment of joint cultural exhibitions.

The two premiers also discussed the ways in which the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) could aid Cambodia in various long-term development-related projects, with an invitation offered to Kuwaiti investors in the Cambodian mining industry. An agreement for economic and technical cooperation between the two countries was signed by Minister of Finance Mustafa Jasim Al-Shamali for Kuwait and Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Hor Namhong on behalf of Cambodia.

Another two agreements were signed regarding the exchange of investments and trade, by the Kuwaiti Finance Minister and the Cambodian Minister of Trade Cham Prasit. The two countries furthermore signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on holding bilateral negotiations between both Foreign Ministries, with Foreign Undersecretary Khaled Suleiman Al-Jarallah signing for Kuwait, while Undersecretary for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Long Visalo signed on behalf of Cambodia.

Another MoU was signed in the field of civil aviation, on the Kuwaiti side by Director of Civil Aviation Fawaz Abdulaziz Al-Faraj and for Cambodia by Secretary of State for Civil Aviation Mao HasVannal.

Later in day, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al Mohammed paid a visit to the Monument of the Unknown Soldier, where he laid a wreath to mark the occasion. – KUNA


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