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India, Kuwait to review bilateral ties next week

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

and oil-rich Kuwait will review their bilateral ties and explore ways to step up cooperation in various areas including trade and investment during a key meeting next week.

Both sides will deliberate on major issues of mutual interest at the third meeting of India-Kuwait Joint Ministerial Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation to be held in Kuwait from September 18-20.

The Indian delegation will be led by Minister of State for External Affairs M J Akbar.

"During the visit, the entire gamut of bilateral relations would be reviewed and priorities will be set for future cooperation," the ministry of external affairs said in a statement.

Kuwait has been an important trading partner for It is also the seventh largest crude supplier to in 2016-17.

Around 900,000 Indians are currently working in Kuwait.

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First Published: Fri, September 15 2017. 20:57 IST