Shehbaz resolves to forge deeper economic engagement with Kuwait

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Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif held a telephonic conversation with Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Ahmad Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday and discussed matters of mutual interest.

The Prime Minister apprised the Kuwaiti counterpart of the International Conference on Climate Resilient Pakistan, to be held in Geneva, on January 9 and requested high level participation. The Kuwaiti PM expressed firm support for the initiatives to strengthen Pakistan’s climate resilience.

He reaffirmed the importance Pakistan attached to its relationship with Kuwait and reiterated the desire to further expand bilateral cooperation in diverse fields. He underscored the resolve to forge deeper economic engagement between Pakistan and Kuwait including in trade, investment, labour and other key sectors.

Shehbaz expressed satisfaction at close cooperation between the two countries at the multilateral forums. He appreciated the measures taken by Kuwait for the recruitment of Pakistani manpower in the fields of health, security and infrastructure.

The Prime Minister of Kuwait reciprocated the sentiments of the Prime Minister and reassured of the desire of the Kuwaiti leadership to further deepen and broaden bilateral relations with Pakistan. The two leaders agreed to maintain close contact and work together on all issues of mutual interest.

The two leaders agreed to remain in close contact and take forward the process of consolidation and further expansion of Pakistan-Kuwait relations.

Kuwait hosts over 100,000 Pakistani diaspora which is contributing significantly in the development and progress of both the nations.