|Date: 29/04/2012 Time: 10:47:00 PM
Iraqi prime minister Nouri Al-Maliki received
at his office Sunday a senior Kuwaiti delegation, in Baghdad to participate in
joint Kuwait-Iraq commission to discuss outstanding issues.
The Kuwaiti delegation comprises of Deputy Prime Minister, Foreign Minister
and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad
Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Finance Minister Mustafa Al-Shimali,
Communications Minister Salem Al-Utheina and Oil Minister Hani Hussein.
Al-Maliki voiced optimism that the outcome of the joint commission would be
positive and further cement relations between the two countries, an official
He called for exploring new horizons for bilateral cooperation, exchanging
visits at the official and popular level.
Al-Maliki asserted importance of activating economic and investment
collaboration between Kuwait and Iraq.
The Kuwaiti foreign minister said his country was willing to iron out all
issues on the agenda of the joint commission meetings.
"We have come (to Iraq) with a team of ministers and experts in order to
achieve progress in all fields," he was quoted by the statement as saying.
Sheikh Sabah said the Kuwaiti delegation was strongly supported by His
Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime
He said he has instructions from his government to solve all problems.
Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled called for boosting economic, commercial and
cultural cooperation with Iraq.