KUN0099 4 GEN 0320 KUWAIT /KUNA-LBU8 MDA-CHINA-KUWAIT-KUNA KUNA Director General in China at invitation by Xinhua news agency By Hasan Al-Sayegh BEIJING, Oct 13 (KUNA) -- Director General and Board Chairman of Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) Mohammed Ahmad Al-Ajeery and the accompanying delegation arrived here on Monday for an official visit at invitation by Director General of China's Xinhua News Agency Tian Congming. Al-Ajeery was greeted upon arrival by Xinhua Foreign Communications Director and Kuwaiti Charge d'affaires in China Ahmad Al-Jeiran. In press statements upon arrival, Al-Ajeery expressed pleasure to be visiting China and meeting fellow journalists and officials at Xinhua News Agency, particularly President Congming. He said the visit would bolster cooperation that had already improved since the two bodies signed the cooperation agreement. Al-Ajeery recalled satisfactory agreement in stances on main issues and issues of mutual interest between the two states. He recalled, with gratitude, China's support of Kuwait during the 1990 Iraqi aggression. KUNA Chairman Al-Ajeery would be holding talks with his counterpart Xinhua President Tian Congming with Editorial Division Director and Deputy Presidents present. The delegation is to later meet the Chinese Foreign Minister as well as Foreign Ministry Media Department officials and would take part in a joint conference with Xinhua's China and International News Departments. They are also to discuss means to further cooperation between KUNA and the Education and Training Department. KUNA's delegation comprises Director General Office Director Hasan Abdallah Al-Sayegh, KUNA Center for Training and Development of Media Skills Director Lamya' Al-Hmaidhi and researcher at KUNA's Information and Research Department Dawood Fayrooz. KUNA and Xinhua had signed a cooperation agreement back in 1985 and had renewed the agreement in 1993. (end) hs.sr.wsa KUNA 131942 Oct 03NNNN