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External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar arrives in Kuwait

Thursday, June 10, 2021
External Affairs Minister  Dr. S. Jaishankar  arrives in Kuwait

India's External Affairs Minister His Excellency Dr. S. Jaishankar arrived in Kuwait Wednesday night for a 3 day official visit.

Upon his arrival at Kuwait International Airport, he was received by the Ambassador of India to Kuwait Mr. Sibi George and senior officials of the Embassy of India in Kuwait. From the side of the State of Kuwait, Hon'ble Minister was received by Acting Assistant Foreign Minister Mr Abdul Razzaq AlKhleefa and His Excellency Ambassador Jassim Al-Najjem. The delegation was accorded a warm welcome.

The year 2021-22 marks the 60th anniversary of establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Kuwait. Traditionally warm and close bilateral relationship between India and Kuwait is characterized by strong people-to-people connect. There are around one million Indians residing in Kuwait. India is amongst the largest trading partners of Kuwait and Kuwait is a major supplier of oil for India.

In recent weeks, to help fight the second wave of COVID-19 in India, Government of Kuwait has been in the forefront to ensure sustained and reliable supply of Liquid Medical Oxygen to India including by establishing an Air/Sea Bridge.

Earlier, H.E. Sheikh (Dr.) Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, State of Kuwait, visited India on 17-18 March 2021. Both countries had agreed to establish a Joint Commission at Foreign Ministers’ level during the visit.

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Thursday, June 10, 2021
Dear Sir,
people are going through following challenges
pl. take some measures to make it ease
1. for Residency visa, stamping at kuwait embassy in india it cost hefty amount, can you pl. try to help it on this, since there are many people who can''t afford it.
2. documents attestation is very lengthy process, can we not make it shorter and easy

Adil Naveed
Thursday, June 10, 2021
Hope he brought good news for expats ...when is india sending vaccines for us to kuwait?

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