KUWAIT: The next is a file highlighting main occasions associated with Kuwait’s international coverage during 2021:
Jan 4: Overseas Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah pronounces an settlement to open land and air borders between Saudi Arabia and Qatar.
Jan 10: Committee for POWs and the lacking of the Overseas Ministry pronounces the id, thru DNA assessments, of stays of 13 Kuwaiti martyrs in Iraq.
Feb 8: Overseas Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Al-Nasser, addressing an bizarre ministerial assembly of the Arab league, reiterated Kuwait’s company and principled stance in regards to the Palestinian factor, together with the two-state answer; an unbiased Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital at the foundation of the June 4, 1967 borders.
March 1: Overseas Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Al-Nasser, addressing a donor convention, pronounces a $20 million contribution from KFAED to Yemen over a two-year length.
March 3: The Overseas Ministry identifies stays of 8 POWs and those that went lacking all the way through the 1990 Iraqi invasion.
March 28: The Overseas Ministry receives the 3rd batch of homes and archive subject matter stolen all the way through the 1990 Iraqi invasion.
March 30: Overseas Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Al-Nasser, addressing a Brussels convention on Syria, signifies that the $300 million contribution over three-year length (2019-2021) is accurately processed.
March 30: Overseas Ministry pronounces handing the stays of an Iraqi particular person, who used to be lacking within the Kuwaiti island of Boubyan in February, to the Iraqi aspect.
April 1: Kuwait opens a well being middle in Tunisia to supply scientific products and services to greater than 6,000 other folks.
April 8: Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Al-Sabah co-chairs a gathering of the Turkey-Kuwait Joint Committee for Cooperation in Ankara.
April 13: Kuwait’s everlasting delegate to the UN-Geneva Jamal Al-Ghunaim turns into member of the Global Well being Group’s Al-Sumait prize board.
Would possibly 10: Overseas Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah indicators memorandum of working out with Spanish Minister of Overseas Affairs, Ecu Union and Cooperation Arancha Gonzalez Laya to fortify political discussion, spice up financial members of the family and fortify medical cooperation.
Would possibly 11: Kuwait Overseas Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah takes section within the Arab League bizarre digital consultation.
Would possibly 16: Overseas Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah chairs Kuwait’s delegation to the digital emergency assembly of the Government Committee of the Group of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) to speak about trends in Palestine.
Would possibly 20: Overseas Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah participates in a joint consultation held between UN Secretary-Normal Antonio Guterres and the Ministers of Overseas Affairs of the Arab international locations collaborating within the seventy fifth Normal Meeting of the United International locations in New York.
June 6: Kuwaiti Overseas Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah heads the Kuwaiti delegation to the primary assembly of the Kuwaiti-Saudi Coordination Council, hosted through Saudi Arabia, leading to quite a few agreements and MoUs in numerous fields specifically financial system and industry.
June 15: Minister Sheikh Ahmad Al-Sabah heads the Kuwaiti delegation to an Arab Overseas Ministers’ assembly that addressed the record of Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the request of Egypt and Sudan.
June 15: Kuwait is elected to the Impartial Presidency Council of the Meals and Agriculture Group of the United International locations (FAO) and represents the Close to East and North Africa Workforce for the 5th time.
June 16: Kuwait’s Overseas Minister and Minister of State for Cupboard Affairs Sheikh Dr Ahmad Al-Sabah heads the Kuwaiti delegation to the 148th GCC ministerial assembly, held on the GCC Normal Secretariat headquarters in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
June 28: Kuwait’s Overseas Minister and Minister of State for Cupboard Affairs Sheikh Dr Ahmad Al-Sabah heads the Kuwaiti delegation to the ministerial assembly of the global coalition fighting so-called Islamic State (IS) which used to be held within the Italian capital, Rome.
July 11: The Overseas Ministry introduced identities of 10 Kuwaiti martyrs who have been killed through the Iraqi regime and known through DNA checking out.
Aug 5: Consultant of His Highness the Amir, Overseas Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Al-Sabah participates within the inauguration rite of Iranian president-elect Ibrahim Raisi in Tehran.
Aug 22: The international ministry, appearing upon His Highness the Amir’s directions, facilitates the switch of five,000 Afghans to the United States by means of Kuwait.
Sept 3: Kuwait and Tonga signal a declaration to ascertain diplomatic members of the family.
Sept 20: Kuwait chairs the sixty fifth Normal Convention of the Global Atomic Power Company for the primary time since becoming a member of the group.
Sept 25: Consultant of His Highness the Amir, His Highness the High Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah delivers a speech prior to the UN Normal Meeting coping with a number of global problems together with coronavirus, Palestine motive, Libya, Yemen and local weather exchange.
Oct 30: The Overseas Ministry asks Lebanese Rate d’Affaires to depart Kuwait inside 48 hours, and recalled its Ambassador in Beirut.
Nov 2: His Highness the High Minister, representing His Highness the Amir on the UN local weather summit in Glasgow, requires collaboration of efforts to handle world warming.
Nov 18: The international ministry pronounces the identification of 18 prisoners and lacking Kuwaitis, who have been came upon in mass graves in Iraq. — KUNA