Caretaker Prime Minister Anwaarul Haq Kakar and Crown Prince of Kuwait Sheikh Meshal Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah on Wednesday agreed to deepen the bilateral relationship between their countries in diverse fields.
PM Kakar reaffirmed the importance Pakistan attaches to its relationship with Kuwait and reiterated the desire to further expand bilateral cooperation in diverse fields, the PM Office said in a statement.
He underscored the resolve to forge deeper economic engagement between Pakistan and Kuwait including in trade, energy, information technology, labour, minerals and investments.
The interim PM expressed satisfaction at the close cooperation between the two countries at multilateral fora.
He appreciated the measures undertaken by Kuwait for the recruitment of Pakistani manpower in the fields of health, security and infrastructure.
The Crown Prince of Kuwait reciprocated the sentiments of PM Kakar and reiterated the desire of Kuwaiti leadership to further deepen and broaden bilateral relations with Pakistan.
Earlier, PM Kakar was presented with a guard of honour on his arrival at Bayan Palace. Kuwaiti Interior Minister Talal Khaled Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah received the prime minister.
After his arrival, the prime minister was introduced to the members of the Kuwaiti cabinet and officials.
Later, PM kakar along with his delegation proceeded to meet the Kuwaiti leadership including Crown Prince of Kuwait Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and his Kuwaiti counterpart Sheikh Ahmed Al-Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
Interim Finance Minister Shamshad Akhtar, Energy Minister Muhammad Ali, Commerce Minister Gauhar Ejaz, Climate Change Minister Ahmed Irfan Aslam and Chief Minister Punjab Mohsin Naqvi accompanied the prime minister.
PM Kakar is on a two-day official visit to Kuwait with the primary objective of signing of Memorandum of Understanding in multiple areas geared to transforming the six decades long bilateral relations into mutually beneficial economic ties.