KUWAIT, Jan 25 (KUNA) — The Chinese Ambassador to the State of Kuwait Li Minggang has lauded the distinctive and strategic relationship between the two countries expressing desire to boost cooperation in various sectors.
Speaking at virtual news conference, Li Minggang expressed congratulations to Kuwait on forthcoming 60th independence and 30th liberation anniversaries, saying the Kuwaiti people, led by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, would pursue the efforts to attain Kuwait Vision 2035.
Kuwait and China have been dealing with each others on equal basis for half a century; efforts that have culminated with establishing the strategic partnership, he said.
Underscoring reciprocating visits and contacts by leaders of the two countries, the envoy affirmed that Kuwait had donated USD three million to China at the peak of the coronavirus crisis.
Beijing for its turn has sent in medical experts to back the country in the fight against the contagion.
Noting that China is the top commercial partner for Kuwait at the non-oil level, he said trade exchanges in 2020 reached USD 14.29 billion.
Currently, Chinese companies are partaking in 77 Kuwaiti enterprises, he has said, also noting that Kuwait has signed cooperation documents with Beijing within framework of the silk road strategy.