ANKARA: Kuwait and Turkey are eager to pursue more ventures and sign additional agreements to enhance relations on all possible spheres especially within the economic domain, Kuwaiti Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan said late Wednesday. This statement was given to KUNA and Kuwait television after a meeting with Turkish counterpart Nihat Zeybekci held in Ankara. Minister Al-Roudhan, who is also Acting Minister of State for Youth Affairs, said that the meeting focused on the deals that will be eventually be signed between the two countries during the official visit by His Highness the Prime Minister of Kuwait Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
The meeting with Zeybekci was “excellent” and both sides expressed eagerness to bolster bilateral ties, said Al-Roudhan. On His Highness the Prime Minister’s meeting with President of Turkey Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Al-Roudhan said that both officials focused on ways to enhance economic ties and touched on issues of mutual interest. Both countries are working on measures to boost mutual investments to benefit the economies of Kuwait and Turkey, said Al-Roudhan, indicating that the upcoming Turkish-Kuwaiti economic forum in Istanbul was one of the venues gearing towards more progress in ties.