Kuwaiti-US Commerce officials meet in Washington

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) , Tue, Mar 7, 2017

Minister of Commerce and Industry and Acting Minister of State for Youth Affairs Khaled Al-Roudan said Wednesday that there was a "joint vision" between Kuwait and the United States in the commercial field, affirming that meetings with officials from the new US administration were "very fruitful".

In remarks to KUNA after meeting US Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross, Al-Roudan said that Kuwaiti delegation visiting Washington was the second official group received by Ross, who was appointed last week.

He affirmed that the meeting was successful with devising clear and specific steps to enhance relations between the two countries, adding that the upcoming few months will witness more dialogue between Kuwait and the US to achieve common interests.

On the side of the meeting, Al-Roudan expressed condolences over the death of Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Shamali, who passed away after suffering from a heart attack during their current official trip.