The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, has received Foreign Minister, Abdelkader Messahel, who conveyed to him “a message of friendship, esteem and consideration” addressed to him by the President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, said a statement from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs on Monday.
“Sheikh Sabah has instructed, Mr. Messahel, in his turn, to convey to the President of the Republic, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, his warm and fraternal greetings and his sentiments of consideration and his wishes for progress to the Algerian people,” the statement said.
The hearing focused on “the situation in the region, in particular developments related to the Gulf crisis. In this regard, Messahel reiterated Algeria’s support for facilitation efforts of the Emir of Kuwait to resolve this crisis, “the source said.
Messahel was also received by the President of the Council of Ministers, Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah, with whom he addressed “issues related to bilateral cooperation as well as prospects for its strengthening and enlargement in all domains “.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs explained to his interlocutor “the investment opportunities, offered by the Algerian market in different sectors, in particular those of energy, agriculture, tourism and industry”.
Messahel and Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah “agreed to increase visits by delegations of businessmen with a view to expanding trade and economic relations between the two countries, “the source added.