(19) Pakistanis in Kuwait

(2016-02-15) Today H.E Ambassador-designate Ghulam Dastgir had a meeting with His Excellency Sheikh Sabah Khalid Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister of the State of Kuwait and presented copy of letter of credence. Foreign Minister received the Ambassador with warmth and assured of his full support and cooperation for promotion and strengthening of existing brotherly relations between the two countries.

In the brief meeting, Ambassador-designate highlighted the impending issue of visa restrictions on Pakistan nationals and emphasized that the visa ban is causing hardship for the families of Pakistanis working here and is a major hindrance in promotion of our relations.

Earlier on 11 February 2016 upon arrival to Kuwait, H.E Ghulam Dastgir, and Ambassador-designate of Islamic Republic of Pakistan to the State of Kuwait was received by representatives of Kuwait's Ministry of Foreign Affairs and officers of the Pakistan Embassy. The very next day Ambassador had a meeting with Ambassador Dhari Al-Ajran, Assistant Foreign Minister for Protocol Affairs, in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait.