Kuwait FM starts 1st official visit to Saudi Arabia

Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday left for sisterly Saudi Arabia on his first visit to Kingdom as Foreign Minister of the State of Kuwait.He is scheduled to hold talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on …

Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday left for sisterly Saudi Arabia on his first visit to Kingdom as Foreign Minister of the State of Kuwait.

He is scheduled to hold talks with Saudi Foreign Minister Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud on the bilateral ties and a range of regional and international issues of common concern.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Zain Group allocates USD 800 mln five-year investments in Sudan

– Zain Group has allocated USD 800 million towards its investments in Sudan for the next five years, the Kuwaiti-owned telecommunications company said on Wednesday.Zain Group is committed to investing in Sudan, and the company has vowed to provide the …

– Zain Group has allocated USD 800 million towards its investments in Sudan for the next five years, the Kuwaiti-owned telecommunications company said on Wednesday.

Zain Group is committed to investing in Sudan, and the company has vowed to provide the best services to its network in addition to fiber optic services, Executive President and Board Vice Chairman Bader Al-Kharafi was quoted by SUNA as saying, during a visit to the country.

The company will also provide digital services and digital banking services, which it has already implemented the countries where it is present, read a statement.

During his visit, Al-Kharafi met Sudan’s Transitional Sovereignty Council President, Gen. Abdulfattah Al-Burhan, who praised Kuwaiti investments in Sudan as being one of the first, and that these investments have been “qualitative and strategic” for his country’s economy.

Source: Kuwait News Agency

Kuwait mourns former parliament speaker Al-Adsani

Kuwait on Wednesday lost Muhammad Yousef Al-Adsani, the former speaker of the National Assembly (1981-1985) and one of the pioneers of political and parliamentary work in the country.Al-Adsani was born in Kuwait in 1925, and his career was full of parl…

Kuwait on Wednesday lost Muhammad Yousef Al-Adsani, the former speaker of the National Assembly (1981-1985) and one of the pioneers of political and parliamentary work in the country.

Al-Adsani was born in Kuwait in 1925, and his career was full of parliamentary, governmental political and diplomatic work.

Al-Adsani participated in the National Assembly elections for several sessions and won the 1963 and 1981 elections, while he lost in the 1967 and 1985 elections.

Al-Adsani, held ministerial portfolios; he served as minister of planning in 1976-1978 and minister of public works in 1978.

He also served as president of the Municipal Council, member of the Planning Council, and ambassador to Saudi Arabia, Somalia and Lebanon

Source: Kuwait News Agency