Egypt’s FM Shoukry hails Arab FMs consultative meeting, says was ‘fruitful’



Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 02:43 GMT


Mon, 31 Jan 2022 - 02:43 GMT

CAIRO -31 January 2022: Egypt’s Foreign Minister Sameh Shoukry said that the consultative meeting of the Arab foreign ministers, held today in Kuwait, was fruitful for the Arab action towards regional and international issues.

In statements Monday, Shoukry pointed out Egypt had the opportunity to exchange views and interact with the Arab countries.

The meeting witnessed unifying various visions related to dealing with the Arab national security, the top diplomat stated, adding a number of proposals had been proposed during the meeting to be submitted to the coming meeting of the Arab League.

Egyptian Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shoukry and his Kuwaiti counterpart Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Saturday evening, discussing the situation in Lebanon and the challenges facing the region, said Egyptian Foreign Ministry in a statement.

The meeting was held during Shoukry’s current visit to Kuwait to participate in the Consultative Meeting of Arab foreign ministers.

 Shoukry stressed during the meeting the solid relations that unite the two countries and peoples, and the importance of continuing to work on developing areas of bilateral cooperation in line with the deeply-rooted relations and the directives of the two countries’ leaderships to advance their path, the statement said.

 Shoukry also expressed Egypt’s aspiration to host the 13th session of the Joint Ministerial Committee this year, headed by the two foreign ministers, for being the most comprehensive framework for promoting the various aspects of relations between the two countries, the statement continued.

 Minister Shoukry touched on what Egypt is witnessing of a development boom and unprecedented national projects in parallel with the continuation of implementing a radical economic reform program, and hence the importance of Kuwaiti investments benefiting from that boom as well as the preferential incentives that are provided by the current investment environment in Egypt, the statement said.

The Egyptian Foreign Minister also hailed the role of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development in supporting development projects and plans in Egypt.

Moreover, Minister Shoukry expressed appreciation for the generous care the Egyptian community receives from the State of Kuwait and its leadership, commending the role of this community as a bridge of communication between the two countries and the two brotherly peoples.



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