KUWAIT, Dec 18 (KUNA) -- Member of the Kuwait Chamber of Commerce and
Industry (KCCI) Khaled Al-Khalid said Wednesday there is a desire from the
Kuwaiti and Ukrainean sides to enhance the level of trade and economic
relations to a new level through activation of bilateral agreements.
Al-Khalid told Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on the sidelines of a meeting with
a visiting Ukrainian delegation at the KCCI today that the joint efforts made
by both sides through the Joint Economic Committee since 2003 have helped
develop trade and economic relations.
He said that since then, bilateral economic relations have made great
strides despite the need for more efforts, bilateral meetings and exchange of
visits and delegations.
Al-Khalid noted that bilateral meetings are currently being held in Kuwait
at the highest levels to further strengthen and consolidate bilateral ties.
He said that the Kuwaiti private sector and the KCCI were fully prepared to
discuss investment opportunities in all countries, including Ukraine, saying
that the two bodies were also showcasing the available investment
opportunities in Kuwait and mega projects that Kuwait plans to put forward
through the state's development plan.
For his part, Deputy Chairman of the National Ukrainian Committee of the
International Chamber of Commerce Igor Quris said that the two countries
celebrated this year the 20th anniversary of the establishment of bilateral
relations that have developed considerably over the past period.
He added that there are a large number of bilateral agreements and the two
sides are also working to sign other agreements.
He invited Kuwaiti businessmen to come to Ukraine to do business and take
advantage of its geographical location between the European and Asian
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