Direct flight to be conducted with Kuwait

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Direct flight to be conducted with Kuwait

         The third political consultation meeting between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait was held online on December 5, 2023. The consultation meeting was co-chaired by State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Mongolia N.Ankhbayar and Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait Sameeh Essa Johar Hayat. During the meeting, the parties assessed the current state of relations between the two countries and discussed in detail the short- and medium-term goals. In connection with the declaration of 2023 to 2025 as the “Years to Visit Mongolia”, they agreed to sign Intergovernmental Agreement on Air Communication between the two countries to form the legal basis for direct flights between the countries regarding expansion of cooperation in the tourism sector and facilitating the conditions of mutual travel between citizens. The sides also agreed to finalize cooperation road map that will bring the level of relations between Mongolia and Kuwait to “Comprehensive Partnership” soon.

The State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs N.Ankhbayar briefly introduced the current political and economic situation in Mongolia and expressed his satisfaction with the development of friendly relations between the two countries. He also emphasized the importance of further developing cooperation in the fields of trade, economy, investment, and agriculture, and organizing mutual visits and events. The parties also exchanged views on the process of starting the export of meat and meat products from Mongolia to Gulf countries, including Kuwait. Assistant Foreign Minister for Asian Affairs of Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kuwait Sameeh Essa Johar Hayat mentioned that the relations and cooperation between the two countries can be expanded and developed in all possible fields of mutual benefit, including the possibility of implementing joint projects and programs.