The Kuwaiti delegation discussed measures to control climate change in a meeting with Chairman Senate of Pakistan Raza Rabbani, on Wesnesday.
The meeting was held on the sidelines of a two-day Asian Parliamentary Assembly (APA) meeting of standing committee on Economic and Sustainable Development Affairs in Pakistan's federal capital Islamabad.
In an interview with KUNA after the meeting, the Kuwait delegation head MP Hmoud Mohammad Al-Hamdan told that matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting.
"We thanked the Senate of Pakistan for hosting the meeting and appriciated their efforts for regional cooperation in Asia," said Al-Hamdan.
The MP further said we discussed the issue of climate change and environmental issues that have a negative impact on the population.
The Chairman Senate extended his greetings to the Emir of Kuwait, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. He extended an invitation to the Speaker of the state of Kuwait, Marzouq Ali al-Ghanim to visit Pakistan.
Al-Hamdan said that "Pakistan is an important Muslim country that has close ties to the Gulf states and we want to have benefits from its experiences in number of fields including technology and nuclear science."
Kuwaiti MP Dr. Khalil Abdullah Apple, who is also a member of Kuwait delegation, told KUNA that Kuwait is an active member of APA and attends all its meetings. During the current session of the Standing Committee meeting, many countries have come up with number of ideas to increase cooperation among the Asian states.
Dr. Khalil Abdullah stressed that APA should develop a mechanism to bind its member states to ensure the implementation of the proposals approved by APA. He expressed his hopes that APA would follow a procedure to implement the resolutions passed by the association to increase its significance.