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Kuwaiti PM's visit to Turkey important - Turkish officials

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) By Taha Oda

ISTANBUL, Sept 14 (KUNA) -- Two Turkish officials lauded Wednesday the important visit by His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to their country, affirming that it would contribute to the development of ties.
On his part, member of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) Halis Dalkilic said that His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait's visit to Turkey was reflective of the strong bilateral relations.
The visit is also important to coordinate Kuwaiti-Turkish efforts regarding issues pertaining to the region and the world, affirmed Dalkilic.
Similarly, Turkish economic expert and chairman of the Arab-Turkish Businessmen Association in Istanbul (ARTIAD) Camaldine Karim stressed out the importance of the visit by the Kuwaiti Prime Minister.
The exchange of high-level visits by Kuwaiti and Turkish officials, the signing of numerous accords in the past, and the possible inking of further deals will bring upon welfare and prosperity to people in both nations, said Karim.
Speaking in numbers, the Turkish business official noted that hundreds of thousands of Kuwaitis have visit Turkey in the first portion of this years, revealing that Kuwaitis own about 6,000 real estate properties in Turkey.
On Turkish investments in Kuwait, Karim said that the amount of Turkey's investments in Kuwait have reached USD 6.5 billion with about USD 4.4 billion invested in the new Kuwait Airport project.
In relation, Kuwaiti investments in Turkey had reached around USD 1.6 billion between 2010 and 2016, said the ARTIAD chairman. (end) to.gta


Kuwaiti PM's visit to Turkey important - Turkish officials

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