Zenon Marković – Sarajevo
Friendship Group of B&H Parliamentary Assembly for countries of Middle East and Africa held a meeting in Sarajevo today with delegation of the Friendship Group and National Assembly of the State of Kuwait, which is paying an official visit to BiH.
Chairman of the Friendship Group of BiH PA for countries of Middle East and Africa Božo Ljubić stated after the meeting that he thanked representatives of Kuwait on behalf of the BiH Parliamentary Assembly for their help to BiH in the past 20 years.
He reminded that Kuwait was among the first states that recognized BiH and provided significant assistance to BiH citizens during the war and they were also among the first ones to invest in our country.
Ljubić said they presented B&H’s potential in tourism and possibilities for investments in energy sector, export of water and production of organic food.
”We heard very useful and specific suggestions from our guests on how to promote investment potential of BiH in Kuwait and ways to remove certain barriers that exist in that process”, emphasized Ljubić.
He added he thanked the Kuwaiti delegation for reacting immediately when BiH was hit by floods with a million dollar donation and humanitarian assistance and he informed them that donor conference for flood affected areas will be held in July.
Chairman of the Friendship Group of the National Assembly of the State of Kuwait Saud Neshmi Al Houraiji emphasized that BiH has very important place in hearts of Kuwaiti people and he expressed his condolences to all victims of floods that hit BiH.
He said that relations between Kuwait and BiH are at a high level and that they support all the ways for additional development of mutual economic and friendly relations.
Al Houraiji underlined that Kuwait supports unity of BiH and its European path, which will lead to stability in the country and the region.
As one of the examples of good relations between Kuwait and BiH, Al Houraiji gave example of increase of number of Kuwaiti tourists who come here.
”There are seven friendship groups in the National Assembly of the State of Kuwait, and BiH was assigned to the first group which makes it a priority”, explained Al Houraiji.
Delegation of Friendship Group of the National Assembly of the State of Kuwait arrived in a multi-day official visit to BiH today, where it will meet with many high officials of our country.