Al-Nasser said that the Ministry of Foreign Affairs participated in the membership of the team emanating from the distinguished cabinet, to encourage and encourage residents to return to their homelands, headed by the Minister of Social Affairs and the Minister of Economic Affairs, and the team included In addition to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, its memberships include the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Social Affairs, the Ministry of Education, the Public Authority for Manpower, Civil Aviation and the National Security Agency, and this joint work has resulted in facilitating and facilitating the evacuation of violators of the residency law, and there is no country from these countries It refused to receive its citizens.

He added that this matter is not recognized in international laws and norms, as every state is obligated to protect and look after the interests of its citizens through its missions abroad, which is stipulated in the Vienna Convention on Diplomatic Relations issued on April 18, 1961, and approved by Law No. 23 of 1969 issued on May 31. 1969, and the Vienna Convention on Consular Relations issued on April 24, 1963 and approved by Law No. 24 of 1975 issued on June 29, 1975.

He stressed that some of these countries requested a time limit until the completion of their internal procedures, including the provision of quarries and health requirements, as well as the issue of total closure of airports, as the airports of the Republic of India were closed during the period from March 24 to May 4, 2020, and the airports of the Arab Republic of Egypt during the period From March 16 to July 1, 2020, with the exception of evacuation planes according to specific arrangements and requirements, and the People’s Republic of Bangladesh during the period from March 30 to June 16, 2020, with the exception of evacuation planes in accordance with specific arrangements and requirements, and communication with leaders and officials of those countries was made through high-level contacts .

He continued: Likewise, officials in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs made many contacts and meetings, which came as follows:

• On April 3, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs made a phone call to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of India.

• On April 9, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs made a phone call to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

• On April 10, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs made a phone call to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

• On April 23, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs made a phone call to the Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

• On April 5, 2020, the Minister of Foreign Affairs met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

– On March 21, 2020, the Assistant Foreign Minister for Protocol Affairs met with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the country.

On March 30, 2020, the Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt to the country.

On March 30, 2020, the Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs met the Ambassador of the Republic of India to the country.

• On April 29, 2020, the Assistant Foreign Minister for Decree Affairs met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

• On May 5, 2020, the Assistant Foreign Minister for Protocol Affairs met with the Ambassador of the Arab Republic of Egypt.

On March 18, 2020, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Consular Affairs met with the Chargé d’Affairs of the Embassy of the Republic of India to the country.

• On March 18, the Deputy Assistant Foreign Minister for Consular Affairs met with the Chargé d’Affairs of the Embassy of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh to the country.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs said: These efforts have facilitated and facilitated the process of deporting all violators of the residency law from those nationalities who are in shelter centers, as their numbers reached as follows:

• The Arab Republic of Egypt: deported 6057 in violation of the residency law

• The Republic of India: deported 7199 violators, in addition to 31 others, work is underway to deport them.

• The People’s Republic of Bangladesh: 4,348 offenders were deported.

• Republic of the Philippines: 2167 violators were deported.

Al-Nasser attached, with his answer, a list of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development, which includes loans that were granted to some countries, as requested by the auctioneer.

The text of the fund’s response stated:

First: The Republic of India

The fund has not entered into any agreements to finance projects in the form of grants or loans with India, or to administer grants provided by the government of the State of Kuwait during the period from January 1, 1990 to date.

Second: The Arab Republic of Egypt

The Fund provided 36 loans to Egypt during the period from January 1, 1990 to date, with a total value of about 890 million dinars, of which about 636 million dinars were withdrawn to date, and about 258 million dinars were repaid, of which 3 were fully withdrawn and paid off with a value of about 87 One million dinars, and during this period the fund provided 17 grants and aid with a total value of about 5 million dinars, of which about 2.5 million dinars were withdrawn to date, in addition to that, the Kuwaiti fund managed two grants presented by the government of the State of Kuwait to Egypt.

The fund added: The projects, whether financed by loans or grants from the fund, are development projects that fall within the objectives of the Kuwaiti Fund for Development and in accordance with its articles of association and the law of its establishment. In addition, the fund signed a memorandum of understanding with the Arab Republic of Egypt on October 21, 2019 that included a number of projects to be financed. For the Sinai Peninsula Development Program, only loans 1021 and 1023 have signed.

He continued: The loans of the Kuwaiti Fund to Egypt are considered sovereign loans that the fund does not cancel or waive, which is the matter that the fund committed to during its lending history since its establishment until now, and the fund’s loan arrears are not considered bad debts at any time, and the fund does not cancel or write off the original debt. The same applies to all loans contracted with other countries benefiting from the activities of the Development Fund.

Third: The People’s Republic of Bangladesh

The fund provided 17 loans to Bangladesh during the period from January 1, 1990 to date, with a total value of about 142 million Kuwaiti dinars, of which about 108 million dinars were withdrawn to date and about 62 million were paid, of which two loans were withdrawn and paid off in full, amounting to about 17 million. The fund also provided Bangladesh has one grant amounting to 183 thousand dinars and two technical aid combined with 239 thousand loans, which were completely withdrawn. In addition, the fund administered one grant provided by the government of the State of Kuwait within the framework of the Decent Life Fund.

Fourth: The Republic of the Philippines

The Fund provided two loans to the Republic of the Philippines during the period from January 1, 1990 until the date, with a total value of about 5.7 million dinars, withdrawn and paid off in full.

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