|Date: 13/09/2012 Time: 12:12:00 PM
The President of Albania Bujar Nishani recalled
with gratitude "generous Kuwaiti support" to development in his country and
particularly support to the reconstruction efforts in the capital, Tirana.
Speaking while hosting the Kuwaiti Ambassador Najib Abdulrahman Al-Bader at
the presidential headquarters Wednesday night, the president said he is
pleased with the strong relations and historical bonds between the two
countries and two people, and values the "loyal friendship" of His Highness
the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah throughout the
Nishani urged Kuwaiti investors to consider the wealth of opportunities in
his country, to help boost trade exchange and cooperation between the two
The Ambassador Al-Bader for his part told KUNA he had conveyed the
greetings of His Highness the Amir and Their Highnesses the Crown Prince
Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber
Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to President Nishani and their congratulations
upon his taking over the presidency, and expressed wishes of more progress and
development across Albania.
The diplomat pointed out he had discussed several issues with his host, and
sensed mutual interest in expanding cooperation and coordination in all
fields, whether political, economic, or investment-related.
The State of Kuwait opened an embassy in Albania in 2011, which was its
first resident embassy for the country in the Balkan region.
The state also signed a number of bilateral agreements related to the
economy, to encouraging, exchanging, and protecting investment, and to
avoiding double taxation.