Mongolia, Kuwaiti Foreign Ministers meet in New York

2021-09-21 11:09:47

Ulaanbaatar/MONTSAME/. H.E. Mrs. B. Battsetseg, Minister for Foreign Affairs of Mongolia met with H.E. Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait, on September 19, 2021, at the margins of the 76th Session of the UN General Assembly.

The Ministers emphasized that last year marked the 45th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between the two countries and expressed satisfaction with the current level of bilateral relations and cooperation.

Mongolian side informed the current status of the construction of the Burn Center and renovation of the Undurkhaan Airport, which is being implemented with the grant aid from the Government of Kuwait, and that the construction work is planned to be completed within this year. The parties also noted that the feasibility study for the Undurkhaan-Norovlin-Dadal paved road project is being developed.

Minister B. Battsetseg informed the Kuwaiti side that the Government of Mongolia approved the “Vision-2050” long-term development policy document and identified projects to be implemented jointly with partner countries. The two sides agreed to explore opportunities for further cooperation.

The Ministers underscored the successful cooperation between the Intergovernmental Commissions between Mongolia and Kuwait. Mongolian side expressed its intention to hold the Second Meeting of the Commission in 2022 in Ulaanbaatar.

The two sides expressed their desire to bring the bilateral relations and cooperation to a new level and agreed to work out a joint plan of action to be executed for the next five years.

Minister B. Battsetseg has invited H.E. Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Sabah to visit Mongolia at a time of his convenience.



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