Kuwait looks for­ward to closer ties with Turkey: Min­is­ter

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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

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