Kuwait looks forward to closer ties with Turkey: Minister
Kuwaiti Oil Minister Essam AlMarzouq on Monday described the Turkish-Kuwaiti relations as strong, voicing the country’s desire for closer energy relations with Ankara. Marzouq, also Minister of Electricity and Water, said the State of Kuwait is looking forward to investing in Turkey in energy and benefiting from Turkish experiences in the fields of industry, technology and others.
He referred that meetings during the 22nd session of the World Petroleum Congress were fruitful, and focused on the continued supply of energy to industrialized countries and on alternative energy. The congress discussed several issues mainly oil industry, technology, relations between oil consuming and producing countries, environment protection, investment problems and meeting demands for energy resources, the minister noted. The event kicked off on Sunday and runs until Thursday, with the participation of high-level executives from leading energy companies and up to 50 energy ministers. —KUNA
ISTANBUL: Kuwaiti Oil Minister Essam Al-Marzouq receives a memento during the 22nd session of the World Petroleum Congress. — KUNA