Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait- Iranians cheer His Highness Amir's visit  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 26/05/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Iranians are warmly welcoming and anticipating the forthcoming visit of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Tehran early June.

"His Highness the Amir's visit to Iran is very important," Advisor of the Speaker of Islamic Shura Council (parliament) for International Affairs Hussein Al-Islam told KUNA.

He expressed hopes that His Highness the Amir's talks with Iranian officials would help find solutions to the problems facing the region.

Al-Islam stated that he is confident that cooperation among countries of the region would resolve the regional problems.

"We are facing the common threat of terrorism. We are also interested in resolving the Syrian crisis and supporting Palestinian cause." "Therefore, the exchange of views at this high level is a very big and important step," he said.

He applauded the strong Kuwaiti-Iranian ties as well as the Kuwaiti democratic experience.

His Highness the Amir is scheduled to start an official visit to Tehran early next month.

He will be accompanied by a high-level delegation and is expected to hold talks with several senior Iranian officials, including Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic of Iran Ali Khamenei and President Hassan Rohani.

"We welcome the visit which is the first for His Highness the Amir to Iran," Director of the Tehran-based Center for Strategic Studies and International Relations Amir Al-Moussawi told KUNA.

He voiced hopes that the visit will give an impetus to Iranian-Kuwaiti and Iranian-Gulf relations.

Moussawi noted that His Highness the Amir's upcoming visit is greatly welcomed by both state and people.

He added the visit of His Highness the Amir would be pivotal for many regional issues, given the currently exerted efforts to bring together regional countries to address these challenges.

"Of course, His Highness the Amir has a vision in this regard and has great political experience," he said.

He expected that the talks would culminate with the signing of important political, economic and security cooperation agreements.

Meanwhile, Chief Editor of the Iranian newspaper Al-Vefagh Museeb Naimi hailed the visit as a sign on the improvement of the Iran's relations not only with Kuwait but the whole Gulf Cooperation Council member states.

"We, in Iran, consider this visit is of utmost importance to the region's stability and peace," he told KUNA.

"There is an opportunity and will to strengthen relations for the best of both Iran and Kuwait as well as the whole region." For her part, Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marzieh Afkham has recently described visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al -Sabah's to Tehran as a decisive move that will signal the start of a new phase in relations between the two countries.

She expressed hope the visit would open new horizons for Iranian-Kuwaiti relations and help strengthen regional cooperation and coordination.

 


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)




  MENA News Headlines
 Nov 28 2014 - India says still searching for 39 workers seized in IraqArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) NEW DELHI: India said Friday it was still searching for 39 construction workers abducted in Iraq in June denying a report claiming they had been executed by the Islamic State ...

 Nov 28 2014 - Gulf Asia approve steps to protect foreign workersArab News
(MENAFN - Arab News) KUWAIT CITY: Gulf and Asian labor ministers agreed Thursday on a series of initiatives aimed at boosting protection and improving conditions of employment for millions of foreign ...

 Nov 28 2014 - UAE hints at body to monitor forex pegThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)   An advisory body to the UAE government has suggested that the central bank review the country's currency peg to the US dollar, but local bankers said any change to the peg ...

 Nov 28 2014 - Qatar bourse index down by 3.72pc last weekThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  Qatari bourse fell on heavy selloff on latest Opec pessimism on output cut. The benchmark index plunged by 1.39 percent to finish at 13,330 yesterday.The entire sector ...

 Nov 28 2014 - Qatar calls for creating Common Islamic MarketThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  Speaking on behalf of all Arab countries, Qatar's Minister of Economy and Commerce, H E Sheikh Ahmed bin Jassim bin Mohamed Al Thani, yesterday at the Ministerial Session of ...

 Nov 28 2014 - Saudis block Opec output cutThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  Saudi Arabia blocked calls yesterday from poorer members of the Opec oil exporter group for production cuts to arrest a slide in global prices, sending benchmark crude ...

 Nov 28 2014 - Don't bypass oil firm, Libya rival govt warnsThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  Libya's parallel government controlling the capital will take legal action against buyers of oil bypassing the Tripoli-based state oil firm National Oil Corporation (NOC), ...

 Nov 28 2014 - Qatar Airways partners with Coca Cola IPTLThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  Qatar Airways (QA) has teamed up with Coca-Cola International Premier Tennis League (IPTL) as the presenting sponsor for the inaugural edition of the event.The IPTL is the ...

 Nov 28 2014 - Aljazeera to hold global hackathonThe Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)   Aljazeera is organising its first hackathon where some of the most innovative minds in media and technology from around the globe will work together and collaborate on the ...

 Nov 28 2014 - GCC 'Summit key to boosting unity'The Peninsula
(MENAFN - The Peninsula)  H M King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa of Bahrain yesterday met GCC Secretary-General Dr Abdullatif bin Rashid Al Zayani, who is on a GCC tour.King Hamad stressed the importance ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help