14 January 2013

Tunisia: Marzouki and Jebali Receive Kuwaiti Foreign Minister

Tunis — Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah was received, on Monday, by Caretaker President Moncef Marzouki and Interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali.

On this occasion, he underlined "the solidity of the Tunisian-Kuwaiti relations," specifying that his meetings with the Government members will provide the occasion to examine bilateral co-operation aspects pending the holding of the Tunisian-Kuwaiti joint committee.

After his meeting with President Marzouki, Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said he had conveyed to him Emir of Kuwait's congratulations on the occasion of the celebration of the second anniversary of the Revolution.

Interim Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali underlined, following his meeting with the Kuwaiti official in Dar Dhiafa in Carthage," the fraternal ties binding Tunisia and Kuwait and their joint will to promote bilateral relations."

In this connection, he emphasised "the importance of Kuwait for the Tunisian people, given its important contribution in funding the economic and development projects in Tunisia."

"Kuwait counts among the first foreign investors in Tunisia," Mr. Jebali reminded, underlining the need "to energise Tunisian-Kuwaiti relations which experienced some coldness over the latest years".

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