The Indian Ambassador to the country, Sibi George, stressed the depth of the deep-rooted bilateral relations between India and Kuwait, stressing India’s commitment and keenness to continue strengthening and expanding a strong and dynamic long-term partnership with Kuwait.
In his speech on the occasion of the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of India, George valued Kuwait’s support for his country during the Corona crisis, saying: When India faced the second wave of COVID-19 and the consequent lack of medical oxygen, our traditional partner, Kuwait, rose to the occasion and became A leading global supplier of medical oxygen, which helped us overcome a critical situation.
He continued by saying: Our bilateral trade and investment relations have continued to maintain their strength, despite the negative impact of the pandemic and the associated precautionary restrictions implemented by the concerned authorities. food.
He pointed out that the Gulf region and the Middle East occupies a pivotal position in the framework of India’s foreign policy, pointing out that peace, security and stability in the countries of this region are imperative to India’s prosperity and economic development.
He added, “The GCC is one of our largest trading blocs, catering to a large proportion of India’s energy requirements, and hosting more than 8 million Indians.
He also pointed out that India today is a nation that inspires other countries around the world, and is a leading country in complimenting countries when it comes to stability and prosperity, along with sustainability in the true sense, noting that his country was and remains the first responder to requests for help and assistance from other countries.
He continued: We have sent medicines and medical supplies to more than 150 countries in the world, and our medical specialists have traveled around the world to strengthen and support health care infrastructures in other countries, and India has provided vaccines to more than 90 countries around the world, including 200,000 doses. From the COVISHIELD vaccine made in India to the friendly state of Kuwait, and thus rightly justified its fame as “the world’s pharmacy”.