Kuwaiti Prime Minister Works to Bolster Relations Worldwide

By Al Madar, PRNE
Tuesday, January 11, 2011

KUWAIT CITY, January 12, 2011 - His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah
(www.pm.gov.kw/cv.asp) met with Iraq's Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki
today, his first official visit to the nation. His Highness the Prime
Minister congratulated Al-Maliki on the formation of the new Iraqi government
and the leaders discussed ways to strengthen the Kuwaiti-Iraqi relationship.

Earlier this week, Sheikh Nasser met at the Amiri tent in Bayan Palace
with Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Prime Minister Erdogan led
an official business delegation which is seeking to boost economic and
political ties with Kuwait. Following the talks on Monday, the two countries
signed a Memorandum of Understanding on industrial cooperation.

The talks with the Turkish delegation were attended by various
high-ranking officials including Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh
Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah; Head of the Honorary Mission and
Advisor to His Highness, the Prime Minister Diwan Dr. Ismail Al-Shatti;
Minister of Oil and Minister of Information Sheikh Ahmad Al-Abdullah Al-Ahmad
; Minister of Finance Mustafa Al-Shimali; and Minister of Commerce
and Industry Ahmad Rashed Al-Haroun.

On Tuesday January 11, the Premier continued his busy itinerary. Meeting
with Azeri Foreign Minister Elmar Mammadyarov and with the spouse of Albanian
Prime Minister Dr. Liri Berisha, separately, His Highness the Prime Minister
held talks to further solidify these longtime diplomatic friendships.

During the past year, Sheikh Nasser has been working vigorously to
bolster diplomatic ties worldwide. He plans a robust schedule of meetings and
visits in the upcoming months.

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