Kuwaiti PM visits Cuba to strengthen cooperation

10:46, July 17, 2010      

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Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser al-Mohammed al-Ahmad Al-Sabah arrived here on Friday on a visit aimed at boosting cooperation between the two nations.

Al-Sabah will lay a wreath to the monument of Cuba's National Hero on Saturday and sign bilateral agreements at the Cuban Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday, according to local media.

This is the first trip of Al-Sabah to Cuba.

The Kuwaiti prime minister arrived here from Mexico where he held talks with President Felipe Calderon as part of a Latin America tour. He will also visit Antigua and Barbuda, Trinidad and Tobago, Guyana, Brazil, Chile, Argentina and Uruguay.

According to official sources, his Latin America tour is aimed to strengthen Kuwait's ties with the region and expand bilateral cooperation in education, economy, medicine, culture, investment and industry.

Cuba and Kuwait established diplomatic relations in 1974.



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