KUWAIT CITY, Jan 12: Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa Commercial Co (AAW) today announced that Chairman and Managing Director of AAW, Faisal Ali Abdulwahab Al Mutawa met with French Ambassador to Kuwait, HE Christian Nakhlé, at AAW where the two discussed trade and investment opportunities and the development of Kuwait’s private healthcare sector.
During his visit, Christian Nakhlé highlighted the importance of growth in the health sector outside of France, expressing his delight with AAW’s joint venture with the French world-class cancer treatment center, Gustave Roussy, in Kuwait.
Based in France, Gustave Roussy is one of the world’s leading cancer-research institutes and the largest health center dedicated to oncology in Europe. Affiliated with the Unicancer Federation, the newly established Gustave Roussy will create a solid base for international experience and experts, offering world-class career opportunities for doctors and support staff in Kuwait.
AAW Chairman and CEO, Faisal Ali Al Mutawa said: “For decades, France and Kuwait’s private sector have been working together on the establishment and success of various business initiatives in both countries. I thank Nakhlé for his visit, his continued interest in the development of our two economies.”
AAW runs one of Kuwait’s most successful wholesale and retail pharmaceutical retail and wholesale operations, and is one of the primary suppliers to the Ministry of Health and private hospitals in the country.