KUWAIT: Sheikh Mubarak Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah presents a souvenir to Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Kuwait Chung Byung-ha.

KUWAIT: Sheikh Mubarak Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah received at the White Palace yesterday the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Kuwait Chung Byung-ha, who recently presented his credentials. The meeting was cordial, during which many common cultural, social and economic issues between the two countries were discussed. Also during the meeting, the two sides discussed opportunities for economic cooperation between the two friendly nations.

Moreover, many important issues were discussed in the field of enhancing bilateral cooperation between the two countries, and the means by which they can reach an economic recovery from the consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. The Korean ambassador expressed his keen interest in the Kuwaiti cultural affairs, particularly the productions of Kuwaiti pioneers in literature and poetry led by veteran Arab poet Dr Suad Al-Sabah, whose literary creations have been featured in cultural and scientific institutions in Korea.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Mubarak Al-Sabah wished the Korean ambassador success in his new job, expressing his admiration for the success of the Korean model, which excelled globally in several fields, foremost of which is the economy and education after 50 years of devastating war. "Such growth and advancement achieved by the Korean people and the Korean leadership is a role model," he said. At the end of the meeting, souvenirs and gifts were exchanged.