President invites Kuwaiti investors for new investments in Port City, solar energy and oil refining sectors….
A meeting between President Gotabaya Rajapaksa and the Prime Minister of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, took place at Manhattan, New York
Recalling the close and friendly diplomatic relations between the two countries spanning fifty years, the two leaders noted that these relations should be further strengthened. The President pointed out that many Sri Lankans are employed in Kuwait and made a request for more employment opportunities for skilled workers.
The President explained the Covid-19 pandemic control measures and the vaccination program being carried out in the country and pointed out the possibility of strengthening bilateral relations with the end of the pandemic and the opening up of the world.
The President also drew the Kuwaiti Prime Minister’s attention to the investment opportunities available to Kuwait in the Colombo Port City in solar and wind energy and oil refining sectors.
The two Heads of State also discussed food security, education, information technology, and cyber security.
Foreign Minister Prof. G.L. Peiris, Principal Advisor to President Lalith Weeratunga, and Foreign Secretary Admiral Prof. Jayanath Colombage were also present.