(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Oct 23 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah on Monday chaired the regular weekly session of the cabinet, held at the Premiership Lounge at Kuwait International Airport.
Following the session, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah stated that the session got started with a briefing by the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah about outcome of His Highness the Amir's visit to Saudi Arabia on Monday, where his consultations with the Saudi leaders dealt with bilateral ties, issues of common concern and efforts for resolving the "crisis among the brothers in the member states of the Gulf Cooperation Council." In this respect, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled had informed Qatari Amir Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani about latest efforts to "contain the Gulf dispute and bridging the gulf among the brothers in the GCC member states." He also briefed the ministers about the freshly-concluded visit to the country by the Sudanese president and a recent one, paid by the Latvian foreign minister.
The ministers examined the bi-annual report of the annual development plan (2017-2018), listening to Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sebeeh about accomplishments made during this period, the third year of the medium-term development scheme (2015-2016, 2019-2020).
The plan has been re-structured in a manner that will realize the State Vision (2035) to be compatible with the sustainable development objectives and bases; an effective government, sustainable and diverse economy, advanced infrastructure, sustainable living domain, high-standard health care, creative manpower and distinguished international status. (end) rk
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