Doha – information office – November 17
The Joint Supreme Committee for Cooperation between the State of Qatar and the State of Kuwait held its fifth session on Tuesday via video conference.
The Qatari side was chaired by HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani, while the Kuwaiti side was chaired by HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.
During the committee’s fifth session, the two sides reviewed bilateral cooperation relations, as well as enhancing cooperation, achieving more integration in various sectors, and exchanging views on issues of common concern.
On the sidelines of the meeting, the State of Qatar and the State of Kuwait signed five memoranda of understanding and the minutes of the fifth session between the two countries. The agreements were signed by HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani and HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah.
The agreements include a memoranda of understanding for cooperation in the fields of encouraging direct investment, civil service affairs and administrative development, Islamic affairs between the governments of the two countries, various agricultural fields and improving the implementation, construction and maintenance of roads during the work of the Joint Supreme Committee for Cooperation, in addition to the signing of the meeting minutes of the fifth session.
At the outset of the State of Qatar’s speech during the fifth session of the committee’s meetings, HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs offered condolences on the death of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabor Al-Sabah. His Excellency said that the region lost a father and a great leader who was characterized by wisdom and good opinion, who devoted his life and effort to serving his country, the Arab and Islamic nation and the world. His Excellency added that the State of Qatar will continue to remember with full appreciation and pride the noble stances of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jabor Al-Sabah towards Qatar and its people, especially during the current Gulf crisis.
HE Deputy Prime Minister wished the State of Kuwait success and prosperity under the leadership of HH the Amir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and HH Crown Prince of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
His Excellency affirmed that the fifth session of the Qatari-Kuwaiti Joint Supreme Committee for Cooperation during this very delicate regional and international circumstances is an embodiment of the wise political will of the leaders of the two countries. It also reflects the depth and strength of the distinguished relationship and the close bilateral ties, His Excellency said, while adding that through this session, they exchanged views on issues of common interest to strengthen cooperation and achieve more integration in various sectors to achieve the common interests of the two brotherly countries and peoples.
Relations between Qatar and Kuwait are well-established, reflected in the strengthening of the volume of trade exchange between the two countries and the increase in the pace of economic cooperation in an unprecedented manner, His Excellency pointed out.
In the political field, His Excellency expressed satisfaction in Qatar and Kuwait’s united visions on regional and international issues, adding that the Qatari side looks forward to enhancing coordination and cooperation regarding issues of interest to the people of the Gulf, as well as Arab, Islamic nations, and the world.
HE Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani thanked HE Minister of Foreign Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah for the fraternal feelings in his speech and for his keenness to strengthen relations between the two brotherly countries, wishing that this session success in achieving the desired goals and results for the benefit of the two countries and peoples.
Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Qatar