S Jaishankar tweeted, today chaired a fruitful meeting with Indian Ambassadors to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, who arrived in Kuwait, held a meeting with the Ambassadors of India to the Gulf countries to discuss a number of issues. In this meeting, discussions were held to resume flights to the Gulf region and reunite families separated due to COVID. The External Affairs Minister arrived on his first bilateral visit to the oil-rich Gulf country in the early hours of Thursday. During this, he also unveiled a statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the presence of ambassadors at the Indian Embassy in Kuwait.
Jaishankar tweeted, “Chaired a fruitful meeting with Indian Ambassadors to Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Iran, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar and Bahrain today. Discussions on ensuring the utmost welfare of the Indian community in the respective jurisdictions, reuniting families left behind by Corona, early return of Indian talent and skills who have left the Gulf during the pandemic, encouraging resumption of flights to Gulf countries for NRIs Happened. Discussions were also held to strongly pursue our business interests to contribute to India’s economic recovery.
One million Indians live in Kuwait
Jaishankar also expressed confidence that the ambassador and the embassy would fulfill these priorities. Earlier, the Foreign Minister held discussions with his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah (Sheikh Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah). During this, both sides discussed various aspects like health, food, education, energy, digital and business cooperation. The two sides also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will provide greater legal protection to Indian workers in Kuwait. Let us tell you that there are 10 lakh Indians living in Kuwait. India is one of Kuwait’s largest trading partners and Kuwait is a major supplier of oil to India.
Jaishankar also met Kuwaiti PM
Prime Minister Narendra Modi wrote a personal letter to the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, which Jaishankar handed over to the Kuwaiti Emir. During this, he also met the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah (Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah). Jaishankar tweeted, ‘We congratulate him on the 60th anniversary of diplomatic relations. Appreciate their commitment to take our partnership to a higher level. Our historical ties have been strengthened through our joint fight against Corona.
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