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Third meeting of India–Kuwait Joint Ministerial Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation, Kuwait (September 18–20, 2017)

September 15, 2017

Shri M.J. Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs is leading an Indian delegation for the Third Meeting of India–Kuwait Joint Ministerial Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation being held in Kuwait from 18–20 September 2017. This is his first official visit to Kuwait at the invitation of the Kuwaiti Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mr. Anas Khaled Al-Saleh.

The relations between India and Kuwait are marked by regular high-level visits. These visits have sustained the necessary momentum in further cementing our mutually beneficial ties encompassing a wide range of political, commercial, energy and diaspora related issues.

Kuwait has been an important trading partner for us with a total trade of US$ 5.95 billion in 2016-2017. It is also the seventh largest crude supplier to us in 2016-17. Several Indian EPC companies are working in Kuwait. Over 900,000 strong Indian community in Kuwait has been contributing to the development of their host country.

During the visit, the entire gamut of bilateral relations would be reviewed and priorities set for future cooperation.

New Delhi
15 September 2017

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