KUWAIT: Kuwait’s Finance Minister and State Minister for Economic Affairs Khalifa Hamada held talks yesterday with the US and UK’s ambassadors as part of efforts to forge closer trilateral economic relations. The minister’s talks with Alina Romanowski and Belinda Lewis, individually, focused on efforts to cushion the economic blow from the COVID pandemic, in addition to matters of mutual concern, said a Kuwaiti foreign ministry statement.
The British envoy commended Kuwait for the steps the country has taken towards broad reforms and its efforts to establish an increasingly diverse economy, added the statement. The US diplomat’s talks with the Kuwaiti minister centered on similar issues, chief among them economic and financial reforms and efforts to give impetus to small and medium-sized development projects, it said. – KUNA