Vice President Ansari to leave for three-day visit to Kuwait today

April 6th, 2009 - 11:31 am ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Apr 6 (ANI): Vice President Mohammad Hamid Ansari will begin his three-day visit to Kuwait from today.

During his visit, Ansari will hold talks with the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf al Jaber Al Sabah on a wide range of issues. Welfare of Indian community in Kuwait and fostering greater economic partnership will figure prominently in the talks.

Besides, strengthening cooperation in the energy sector will be focus of his discussions with Kuwaiti leaders.

The Vice President will also address the captains of industry.

Minister of State for Statistics and Programme Implementation G.K. Vasan and a number of senior officials will accompany him.

It is the first high-level visit by an Indian leader after the visit of Emir of Kuwait to India in June 2006. (ANI)

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