The Minister of Planning hands the Kuwaiti Prime Minister a written message from Al-Kadhimi to the Emir of Kuwait

Minister of Planning Khaled Battal Al-Najm handed the Kuwaiti Prime Minister a written message from Al-Kadhimi addressed to the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

A statement by the Ministry stated that “Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Kuwaiti Prime Minister, received Minister of Planning Khaled Battal Al-Najm.

During the meeting, the Minister delivered a written message from Prime Minister Mustafa Al-Kadhimi, to the Emir of the State of Kuwait, Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, including an invitation to attend the conference to be held in Baghdad, for Iraq’s neighboring countries, with a high-level European presence before the end of this month.

The meeting, which took place at Bayan Palace in the Kuwaiti capital, witnessed a discussion of prospects for joint cooperation between the two brotherly countries in various fields, and ways to develop them.

The Kuwaiti Prime Minister expressed his country’s support for Iraq and joint work to enhance security and economic stability in the region.

In addition, the Minister of Planning and his accompanying delegation visited the headquarters of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, and met with its Director General Ghanem Al-Ghunaiman.

The two sides held a joint meeting, during which they discussed the role of the Kuwait Fund in financing a number of projects in Iraq, including the establishment of a 600-bed hospital in Nineveh Governorate, and another in Muthanna Governorate, with a capacity of 200 beds. The Secretary General of the Fund expressed his keenness to support development projects in the various Iraqi governorates.

On the other hand, the Minister met with the Director General of the Arab Planning Institute, Badr Othman Malallah, and discussed with him prospects of joint cooperation in the fields of training and mechanisms for benefiting from the institute’s expertise in developing the capabilities of staff working in Iraqi state institutions.

The Minister of Planning, Khaled Battal Al-Najm, arrived in Kuwait today morning, Tuesday, at the head of an official delegation, and was received at the airport by the Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs, Mubarak Al-Harees, and the Secretary-General of the Supreme Council for Planning and Development, Khaled Mahdi.


Source: National Iraqi News Agency