New Delhi. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar is visiting Kuwait on Wednesday on a three-day visit to explore ways to take the bilateral ties forward, where he will be greeted by Prime Minister Narendra Modi as the Kuwaiti Emir. Shaikh Nawaf will also carry a letter written for al-Ahmad al-Sabah.
This will be Jaishankar’s first visit to Kuwait as foreign minister. The Ministry of External Affairs said, “Visit to Kuwait on 9-11 June at the invitation of Foreign Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar, Kuwait Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah. The Ministry of External Affairs said, “During the visit, he will hold high-level meetings and will also address the Indian community in Kuwait.”
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The letter written by PM Modi will also accompanyJaishankar will also carry a personal letter written by the Prime Minister to the Emir of Kuwait. The visit comes nearly three months after the two countries decided to set up a Joint Ministerial Commission to work out a roadmap to strengthen ties in areas such as energy, trade, investment, manpower and labor and information technology.
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Foreign Minister of Kuwait has visited India
Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah visited India in March, during which the two sides decided to set up a joint commission. The year 2021-22 marks the 60th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Kuwait. About one million Indians live in Kuwait, which provide an important basis for relations between the two countries. The Indian community is the largest expatriate community in Kuwait.
one of the largest trading partners
India is one of Kuwait’s largest trading partners and is a major supplier of oil to the Gulf country India. Historically, India and Kuwait have had significant trade relations and India has consistently been one of Kuwait’s top trading partners.