Minister of Foreign Affairs Meets Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs
KUWAIT – Minister of Foreign Affairs H.E. Salahuddin Rabbani met with the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait H.E. Sheikh Sabah Al Khaled Al Ahmad Al Sabah.
The Kuwaiti Foreign Minister welcomed the Afghan Foreign Minister to Kuwait and while mentioning the 57 years of relations between the two countries counted the bilateral cooperation opportunities range as wide and emphasized Kuwait’s support for Afghanistan and strengthening ties between the two countries.
The Afghan Foreign Minister also counted the State of Kuwait’s supports as significant. He mentioned the challenges people faced during the years of Jihad and Resistance and put emphasis on establishing regional consensus for bringing peace.
The Afghan Foreign Minister asked for the establishment of the State of Kuwait’s Embassy in Kabul and insisted on the implementation of the agreement signed in 2007 between the Foreign Ministers of the two countries so the first round of bilateral meetings between Afghanistan and Kuwait, in accordance with the signed agreement, kicks off.
The Afghan Foreign Minister while thanking the State of Kuwait for the its assistance to Afghanistan in the last seventeen years invited Mr. Al Sabah to visit Afghanistan. He asked the Kuwaiti Government and large companies to invest in Afghanistan.
The Afghan Foreign Minister asked the State of Kuwait to support the peace process in Afghanistan and emphasized the need for signing an MoU on sending Afghan workers to Kuwait and asked the state of Kuwait to implement its promise to build a university in Kabul.
The Afghan Foreign Minister asked the State of Kuwait to write-off its USD 20 million debt to Afghanistan.
The Afghan Foreign Minister invited Mr. Al Sabah to attend the Geneva international meeting.
Mr. Al Sabah accepted the Afghan Foreign Minister’s invitation to visit Kabul and attend the Geneva international and emphasized Kuwait’s commitment and support to the peace process and follow up of all mentioned issues in the near future.
At the end, Mr. Rabbani attended the banquet arranged by Mr. Al Sabah.