Kuwaiti commerce minister calls on PM Imran

PM says Pakistan wishes to see an early and amicable resolution of the Gulf crisis

ISLAMABAD: Kuwait Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Nasser Abdullah Al Roudhan paid a courtesy call on Prime Minister Imran Khan on Friday and, on behalf of the Emir of Kuwait, congratulated him on assuming the office.

The prime minister expressed the desire to work closely with Kuwait to enhance cooperation in the areas of trade, investment and economic development. He invited Kuwaiti investment in various sectors including agriculture, energy, livestock and oil exploration. He also hoped that visa hurdles faced by Pakistanis visiting Kuwait would be resolved on priority.

On the occasion, regional issues of mutual importance were also discussed. The prime minister said that the government and people of Pakistan wish to see an early and amicable resolution of the Gulf crisis.

In a separate development, Qatar Petroleum President and Chief Executive Officer Saad Sherida Al-Kaabi called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and briefed him on Qatar Petroleum’s global portfolio and activities.

He also showed keen desire to enhance the company’s investment in Pakistan. The prime minister welcomed the investment by Qatar Petroleum in Pakistan’s energy and petroleum sectors and assured the CEO of the government’s support and cooperation in this regard.

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