MoS V Muraleedharan to visit State of Kuwait, trade & diaspora talks
By Priti Prakash | PUBLISHED: 22, Aug 2023, 20:23 pm IST | UPDATED: 22, Aug 2023, 20:23 pm IST
Minister of State for External Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs, Shri V. Muraleedharan will pay an official visit to the State of Kuwait from 23-24 August, 2023. This will be his second official visit as Minister of State for External Affairs to Kuwait.
During the visit, MoS will hold high level discussions with Kuwaiti Ministers and dignitaries. He will also interact with various Indian community organisation and a wide cross section of members of community including from the fields of business, health, education and other professionals.
India and Kuwait share historically warm and close bilateral ties. Our relationship has been nourished by sustained cultural and civilizational linkages. There are around 1 million Indians in Kuwait. India is amongst the largest trading partners of Kuwait and Kuwait is a major supplier of oil for India. The bilateral trade reached an all time high of USD 13.8 billion in the last financial year, as per MEA release.
This visit is expected to further deepen the strong partnership between the two countries.