The government of Kuwait has expressed its willingness to enhance bilateral trade and economic relations with the government of Sri Lanka.
The Ambassador of Kuwait to Sri Lanka Khalaf Bu Dhhair called on Foreign Minister Prof. GL Peiris today.
The Ambassador said the government of Kuwait is looking forward to employing skilled workers from Sri Lanka in the health and energy sectors.
Foreign Minister Peiris said he looks forward to strengthening Sri Lanka’s relations with the Gulf countries.
Minister Peiris also conveyed the Sri Lankan government’s appreciation to the Emir of Kuwait for the donation granted by the Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society for the COVID-19 emergency health sector requirements.
Minister Peiris also noted the valuable support extended by Kuwait to Sri Lanka at the UN Human Rights Council and other multilateral forums.
Foreign Minister Peiris and the Ambassador Dhhair also discussed the possibilities of further expanding trade and investment ties between the two countries into new areas such as energy, hotel and tourism and urban housing projects through a partnership between public and private sector institutions.