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India - Kuwait meet
Nov 09, 2013

HH Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Prime Minister of Kuwait visited India. During the meet both the nations discussed issues related to investment, trade,  joint ventures in the energy sector and security.

Presently Kuwait accounts for 10 per cent of India’s oil imports. Thus related to it India has proposed several specific projects for investments by the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation.

The documents signed during the meet are:

a) Agreement on the Transfer of Sentenced Persons:

The Agreement aims to enable the transfer of sentenced persons of both the countries to serve their remaining sentences of imprisonment or any other form of punishment in their own country.

b) MoU in Mutual Beneficial Area of Activities:

The MoU aims at promoting cooperation between the FSI and KDI, including exchange of information on structure and content of training programmes, exchange of trainees, students, faculty members, experts and researchers.

c) MOU on Cooperation in the field of Sports & Youth Affairs

The MoU aims at promoting and strengthening bilateral cooperation between the two countries in the field of Sports & Youth through institutional exchanges particularly through exchange of youth and sports teams in various disciplines.

d) Executive Programme for Cultural and Information Exchanges 

The Executive Programme aims at enhancing cultural cooperation between National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters of Kuwait and Indian Lalit Kala Akademi, between Rampur Raza Library, Rampur India and Dar Al-Athar Al-Islamiya Kuwait, exchange of TV and radio programmes for better understanding of the culture of each other’s countries, increased participation in training programmes and courses and symposia of mutual interest in the field of libraries and information, visit of experts and archaeologists, cooperation on management and conservation of cultural heritage sites.

e) Educational Exchange Program

The Executive Programme aims at strengthening bilateral cooperation in the field of education and learning by exchange of students, researchers in the field of education and learning, and academicians and specialists in the field of general education, adult education, special needs education, conducting research seminars in the fields of science and education, exchange of books, publications, audio-visual materials, microfiche and archives resources and other information to assist researchers in their fields of operations.

 


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