KUWAIT, Dec 18 (KUNA) -- Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, the Envoy of His Highness the Amir, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense, has held talks with the Vice-Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China, Han Xiang, on means of bolstering cooperation and the strategic partnership between the two countries.
The Kuwaiti Ambassador to China, Samih Johar Hayat, said in a statement to KUNA on Tuesday that the discussions, held at the presidential palace in the Chinese capital Beijing on Monday, were successful, pivotal and strategic.
The two sides demonstrated deep confidence during the meeting, ambassador Hayat said, noting that their views were identical on various issues. Moreover, he continued, saying that they dealt with the distinctive and strategic relations between China and Kuwait.
The Kuwaiti-Chinese talks proceeded till late hours of last night. The Chinese side held a banquet in honor of Sheikh Nasser and his entourage, followed with a broad meeting with supreme leaders.
Envoy Hayat elaborated, saying that the talks touched on prospects of Chinese investments in Kuwait.
China, which admires the pivotal role and strategic outlook of His Highness the Amir, considers his role as crucial for peace, security and stability in the Middle East. (end) km.rk