Guyana’s President David Granger on September 11 accepted letters of credence from the plenipotentiary representative from Kuwait, His Excellency Nasser Riden Al-Mptairi, with the hopes of continuing cooperation and initiates in new areas of collaboration, especially in the oil and gas sector, energy, sustainable development, agriculture and education.
Guyana, a newcomer to the world of oil and gas, had established formal diplomatic relations with twenty-four years ago, on August 17, 1995, with the oil rich middle eastern country.
Speaking at a ceremony at the Ministry of the Presidency, President Granger reminded that, “relations between our countries have been enhanced over the years with the exchanges of high-level visits.”
He said, “Guyana was pleased to receive the Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait in 2010 during his tour of Latin America and the Caribbean Region. Exchanges of this nature have fostered economic, cultural, social and technical cooperation between Guyana and Kuwait.”
It is with this in mind Granger posits, “I am confident that the bilateral cooperation between our countries will be enhanced in the years ahead and that your tenure will contribute to continuing cooperation and initiate new areas of collaboration, especially in the oil and gas sector.”