By Mehdi Al-Nimer
ROME, Feb 24 (KUNA) -- The State of Kuwait Ambassador to Italy, Sheikh Ali Al-Khaled Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, has held talks with the head of the Italian central archive, Agostino Attanasio, on means of broadening cooperation in the documentary and research domains.
The ambassador held the discussions with Attanasio during a visit to the archive headquarters, which keeps files and documents of the state departments and various items since unification of the nation 152 years ago.
The chief archivist briefed the ambassador about the systems and regulations at the central archive and facilities and services given to researchers.
Attanasio expressed readiness to host Kuwaiti researchers for researching, training or studying the historic documents. He welcomed a proposal by the ambassador to take part in planned ceremonies marking the 50s anniversary of the Kuwaiti-Italian relations.
During the visit to the archive, located at the state museums' complex in the Italian capital, ambassador Ali Al-Khaled examined some of the rare documents and letters, including the original copy stipulating establishment of the diplomatic relations between Kuwait and Italy following Kuwait's independence. (end) mn.rk KUNA 240927 Feb 14NNNN