The Kuwaiti leadership is keen on bolstering relations and exchange with all Indian states, and highly values its relationship with India, said the Kuwaiti Ambassador to India Sami Al-Sulaiman.
The remarks, reported in a statement issued by the embassy Monday, were made during the ambassador's meeting with the Chief Minister of Maharashtra State Prithviraj Chavan in Mumbai. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretary of the Maharashtra Government Swadheen S Kshatriya, Home Secretary Shri Amitabh Rajan, and Secretary to the Chief Minister of Maharashtra Ashish Kumar Singh.
Al-Sulaiman relayed the greetings of the Kuwaiti leadership and expressed Kuwaitis' pride in their ages-long relationship with the Indian city, recalling many years of strong trade exchange between Kuwait and India that had lasting impression and effect on all aspects of life in Kuwait.
Along with expressing keenness to bolster relations with Indian states, the envoy presented the Indian official with proposals to help encourage cooperation in many areas.
Chief Minister Chavan for his part praised the strong relations with Kuwait and expressed keenness on joint action in the interest of both peoples. He also provided insights on feasible investment opportunities in his state, adding ministers are willing to respond to any queries in their competence.
The official also expressed appreciation for the efforts of the Kuwaiti government to guarantee decent conditions for the Indian community