Growing trade exchange lauded between the two countries: Davenport
KUWAIT CITY, Nov 26, (KUNA): The volume of trade exchange between Kuwait and Britain reached USD four billion last year, British Ambassador to Kuwait Michael Davenport said on Monday.
Speaking at a news conference on the opening of the Kuwait-Britain exhibition held under the patronage of, and in the presence of, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al- Mohammad Al-Sabah, Davenport lauded the growing trade exchange between the two countries.
He pointed to other big chances to boost fruitful cooperation between the two friendly states. He stressed the depth of the historical relations between the two sides, pointing out that commercial and economic cooperation with Kuwait is a key part of the development of the bilateral ties.
The Ambassador pointed to many British companies working in Kuwait, affirming that the embassy is keen on facilitating the duties of the British investors and firms.
On military cooperation, he referred to a tangible development in the military ties between the two sides, and to the signing of the joint declaration last May on the defense, training and military exercises domains. He revealed that some British military personnel arrived in Kuwait two days ago to take part in a three-day drill with the Kuwaiti forces.