Jabri leads Kuwait’s del­e­ga­tion to FAO con­fer­ence

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

Min­is­ter of Awqaf, Is­lamic Af­fairs and Mu­nic­i­pal Af­fairs Mo­ham­mad Al-Jabri is lead­ing the Kuwaiti del­e­ga­tion to the 40th Ses­sion of the Food and Agri­cul­tural Or­ga­ni­za­tion (FAO) Con­fer­ence, Rome. The con­fer­ence that started yes­ter­day fo­cuses on the in­ter­na­tional strat­egy and ef­forts for sus­tain­able devel­op­ment, as well as erad­i­ca­tion of hunger. The del­e­ga­tion in­cludes Kuwait’s Am­bas­sador to Italy Sheikh Ali AlKhaled, Direc­tor Gen­eral and Chair­man of the Pub­lic Author­ity for Agri­cul­ture Af­fairs and Fish Re­sources (PAAFR) En­gi­neer Faisal Al-Ha­sawi, and the Kuwaiti Per­ma­nent Del­e­gate to FAO, En­gi­neer Yousef Je­hail. Min­is­ter Jabri will ad­dress the ses­sion.

The min­is­ter will take part to­day in an in­ter­na­tional min­is­te­rial con­fer­ence on the rar­ity of wa­ter in the Near East and North African Re­gion, to re­view Kuwait’s ef­forts to counter the colos­sal chal­lenge. Kuwait’s par­tic­i­pa­tion in the FAO con­fer­ence is part of the coun­try’s ac­tive role and con­tri­bu­tion to draw­ing up the field and re­gional poli­cies to en­hance food se­cu­rity on the na­tional and in­ter­na­tional scenes.

On the side­lines of the open­ing ses­sion to­day, Jabri and Pak­istan’s Min­is­ter of Na­tional Food Se­cu­rity and Re­search Sikan­dar Hayat dis­cussed bi­lat­eral re­la­tions and co­op­er­a­tion. The two sides stressed the sig­nif­i­cance of ex­chang­ing ex­per­tise, as well as boost­ing co­or­di­na­tion on the in­ter­na­tional scene. — KUNA

Mem­bers of the Kuwaiti del­e­ga­tion par­tic­i­pat­ing in the con­fer­ence.— KUNA pho­tos

ROME: Min­is­ter Mo­ham­mad Al-Jabri and Kuwait’s Am­bas­sador to Italy Sheikh Ali Al-Khaled at­tend the FAO Con­fer­ence.

Mem­bers of the Kuwaiti del­e­ga­tion pose with FAO of­fi­cials.

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