New Delhi, Oct 12: Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today invited Kuwait to invest in India as he saw the nation as an important and trusted partner in achieving energy security.
Pradhan, on a two-day visit to Kuwait, first called on Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait, to offer condolences on the passing away of its former Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The Indian Minister was carrying letters from President Ram Nath Kovind and Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the new leadership of Kuwait.
“On behalf of Govt. of India, PM Shri @narendramodi and the people of India, expressed sincere condolences to the Al-Sabah family, the Kuwait Govt. and its people, on the sad demise of HH Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Late Emir of the State of Kuwait. HH Late Emir known as the ‘Dean of Arab Diplomacy’ for his vast diplomatic experience contributed immensely to regional peace, security & stability. A humanitarian leader,HH was instrumental in strengthening our bilateral ties, and always cared for the Indian community in Kuwait,” he said.
“A proponent of peace and a statesman par-excellence, HH Late Emir’s friendship and his commitment towards a strong bilateral relationship between our two great countries was always cherished by India and its people. His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Emir of Kuwait thanked the Hon. @rashtrapatibhvn, Hon. PM @narendramodi and the people of India for their condolences. He stated that India Kuwait relations are historic and will continue to progress for mutual benefit,” Pradhan said.