On February 26th, The Kuwait Consulate in Guangzhou held an official reception in Ritz-Carlton Hotels to celebrate National Day as well as the 47th Anniversary of the Establishment of Kuwait-China Diplomatic Relation.
Yu Yanhong, Vice-Governor of Guangdong Province
“In the year of 2017, Kuwait and China had close communication in all areas. In particular, the exchange of high-level visits witnessed the bilateral close relations. ” said Yu Yanhong, Vice-Governor of Guangdong Province. “ Kuwait attaches great importance to the Belt and Road Initiative, which was put forward by China. Kuwait is one of the first countries to sigh relevant cooperation documents with China on jointly building the Belt and Road. ”
Yu also expressed her great compliment that Kuwait took active part in several development projects of the Belt and Road, such as the project of “Silk City and Islands” in Kuwait.
Malek Alwazzan, Consul General of Kuwait in Guangzhou, thought highly of the cooperation between Guangdong and Kuwait in the past year. “We have seen the links between Guangdong and Kuwait go from strength to strength in various areas. This past year, we have welcomed expansion of 24.3% in two-way trade, reaching $1.309 billion, an outstanding upward trend. ”
Dr.Malek Alwazzan also looked forward to forging a strong foundation for energy cooperation and building a sustainable and stable partnership in the full industrial chain.
In the reception, the palatable Kuwait food also brought a great feast to the guests.