KDIPA Director General meets with the Lord Mayor of London

Kuwait Direct Investment Promotion Authority (KDIPA) Director General, Sheikh Dr. Meshaal Jaber Al Ahmad Al Sabah, received the Right Honorable Lord Mayor of the City of London, Jeffrey Mountevans, accompanied by H.E. Matthew Lodge, British Ambassador to the State of Kuwait, and a high ranking British business delegation. The Governor of Hawalli retired Lieutenant General Sheikh Ahmed Nawaf Al-Ahmed Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, head of the honorary mission, also attended. The meeting aimed to further strengthen the special Kuwait-UK economic and commercial bilateral relations, and discuss potential high value opportunities, especially in energy, infrastructure, and financial sectors. The visit came as part of a regional tour to GCC countries that started in Kuwait during the period January 17-19, 2016. At the side of the visit, the Rt. Honorable Lord Mayor attended the inauguration of the Kuwait-British Business Centre (KBBC), an initiative supported by KDIPA that aims at providing facilitating services to UK companies interested in doing business in Kuwait.