The Mexican Embassy in Kuwait organized a ceremony on 25 October to honor former ambassador of Kuwait to Mexico, Samih Johar Hayat, with the ‘Order of the Aztec Eagle’ medal, the highest Mexican order awarded to foreigners. A large gathering of members of diplomatic corps, Kuwaiti government officials, well-wishers and media personnel were present on the occasion.
On behalf of the Mexican government, the country’s ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Miguel Angel Isidro presented the medal to the former ambassador for his efforts in enhancing bilateral relations between Kuwait and Mexico.
In his speech to the gathering, the Mexican Ambassador praised the diplomatic work of Ambassador Hayat in various fields that led to the development of bilateral relations and improved political dialogue between the two countries.
He emphasized the strong growth in bilateral cooperation by pointing to the high-level exchange visits by dignitaries from the two countries, as well as the signing of numerous agreements and memorandums of understanding in various fields, including in the economic, commercial and educational sectors.
For his part, Ambassador Hayat said that the two sides were focused on boosting the activities of Kuwaiti investment funds in Mexico, adding that Kuwait has many private investments in Mexico including in hotels and resorts. He also noted that there were many more investment opportunities for Kuwaitis in Mexico.