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Kuwait to increase Pakistan’s skilled workforce participation in the country

Kuwait's Foreign Minister assured Pakistani officials of increased participation of Pakistani skilled workforce in various sectors in Kuwait in coming times. Discussion of increasing ties in various fields took place

Kuwaiti Foreign Affairs Minister Dr Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah has assured Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sayed Zulfikar Bukhari that his country would increase participation of Pakistani skilled workforce in its multiple trades in future.

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President Dr Arif Alvi on Friday invited Kuwait to benefit from the emerging economic opportunities under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) by making investment in its various projects, APP reported.

“We share a joint focus on strengthening our #EconomicDiplomacy footprint,” Shah Mahmood Qureshi said on Twitter after talks with his Kuwaiti counterpart Ahmed Nasser al-Sabah in the capital Islamabad.

“Great meeting HE Dr Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah during his visit to Islamabad. Very pleased to hear his views on improving ties. He assured me of increased participation of Pakistani skilled workforce in various sectors in Kuwait in coming times,” tweeted Bukhari.

Pakistan and Kuwait have underscored the need for increasing cooperation in the fields of education, health, trade and economy. This was discussed at a meeting between the President of Pakistan Dr. Arif Alvi and the visiting Foreign Minister of Kuwait, Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Naseer Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr.

President Alvi said that both countries had tremendous potential to increase cooperation in the fields of education, health and science. He offered that Pakistan could provide skilled labour and other professionals to Kuwait.

The President told the delegation that Pakistan could provide training to the military personnel of Kuwait in its military training institutes. He said that Pakistan’s geo-economic importance was being increased due to China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) & Gwadar Port and Kuwait could benefit of the emerging economic opportunities by making investment in different projects under CPEC.

Foreign Minister of Kuwait expressed gratitude to the President for visiting Kuwait to offer condolences over the death of late Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah.

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He appreciated the contribution of Pakistani community in the development of Kuwait, and also thanked Pakistan for its principled stance on Kuwait during its invasion in 1990.