Turkey and Kuwait have the potential to improve bilateral cooperation in the fields of health and defense, Turkey's Parliament Speaker Mustafa Şentop said Monday.
12 July 2021, 12:00 AM
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Turkey’s parliament speaker- Mustafa Şentop and a delegation of deputies arrived early Monday in Kuwait for a two-day visit.
He was welcomed at Kuwait International Airport by Secretary-General of the Kuwait National Assembly Farz Al-Daihani and Turkey's Ambassador to Kuwait Ayşe Hilal Sayan Koytak.
Sentop held meetings with Kuwaiti Crown Prince Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Bayan Palace and later with Prime Minister Sabah Al-Khalid Al-Sabah. After the meeting with prime minister Al-Sabah, Şentop said that “the deep-rooted ties” based on common cultural and humanitarian values strengthen the friendship between the two countries.
Sentop said , “An agreement was reached for cooperation in Naaim Industrial City, which will be one of Kuwait's major projects. We hope that the investments of Kuwaiti companies in our country, which already exceed $2 billion, will continue to increase. We also have the potential to improve our cooperation in the fields of health and defense.”
Sentop added that cultural ties will also be strengthened with the opening of a Yunus Emre culture center in Kuwait, which will provide Turkish courses.