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KUWAIT CITY, May 15, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah held official talks with visiting President of Tajikistan Emomali Rahmon at Bayan Palace on Sunday, in presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, several senior Kuwaiti officials and the Tajik president’s accompanying delegation were present in the talks.
During the talks, both sides discussed bilateral relations between both countries and friendly peoples, and ways of promoting and developing them in various fields for the common interests of both countries, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah said.
The talks were held in a friendly atmosphere that reflected understanding, friendship and willingness to promote existing cooperation in all fields.
In the presence of His Highness the Amir and the Tajikistan President a series of joint agreements were signed between Kuwait and Tajikistan.
A memorandum of understanding (MoU) on joint political consultations between both nations’ foreign ministries was signed. First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah signed the MoU with Tajik Foreign Minister Sirodjidin Aslov.
Moreover, an agreement on security cooperation was signed by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Tajik Minister of National Security Saymumin Yatimov.
Meanwhile, a MoU on education and scientific research was signed by Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr. Bader Al-Essa and his Tajik counterpart Nuriddin Saeed.
Similarly, Minister of Communications and Minister of State for Municipal Affairs Essa Ahmad Al-Kandari signed an agreement on aerial transportation with Tajik Minister of Transport Sherali Ganjalzoda.
An agreement on agricultural cooperation was also signed by both nations, as Minister of Public Works and Minister of State for National Assembly Affairs Dr. Ali Al-Omair and Tajik Minister of Agriculture Mahmadtoir Zokirov were the signatories of that agreement.
A MoU was also signed between Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development (KFAED) and the government of Tajikistan. Director General of KFAED Dr Abdulwahab Al-Bader and Tajik Minister of Economic Development and Trade Nematullo Hikmatullozoda signed the MoU.