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Foreign Minister, delegation quarantined

KUWAIT CITY, March 21, (Agencies): Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Muhammad and the diplomatic delegation that accompanied him to Pakistan are now in quarantine in compliance with health regulations, as Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan announced that he has been infected with coronavirus, reports Al- Qabas daily quoting a reliable source. The source confirmed Sheikh Dr Ahmed Al-Nasser issued instructions that he and the delegation should undergo a precautionary quarantine despite the negative results of their swabs tests when they return to the country.

The source affirmed the minister is performing his duties remotely while in quarantine. Pakistan’s President Arif Alvi, earlier, received the Kuwaiti Foreign Minister and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah in Islamabad on Friday. The officials discussed the two countries’ close, historical bilateral relations, and means to develop these multi-faceted ties into a strategic partnership, along with several issues of mutual concern. Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs Ali Al-Saeed, Kuwait’s Ambassador to Pakistan Nassar Al-Mutairi, Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for the Foreign Minister’s Office Ahmed Al- Shuraim and a number of senior Foreign Ministry officials also attended the talks. Pakistan and Kuwait on Thursday expressed their desire to promote economic relations with each other during the visit of Kuwaiti Foreign Minister to Pakistan

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