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Malik Muhammad Farooq, Ambassador of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and Dr. Mostafa Ridha, Undersecretary, Ministry of Health, State of Kuwait signed the extension of Cooperation Agreement between the Kuwait Ministry of Health and Overseas Employment Corporation, Pakistan (OEC) today. The signing ceremony was attended by officers of the Embassy and      Dr. Abdul Rahman Al-Mutairi, Asistant Undersecretary, Ministry of Health and senior official from Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Kuwait.

The two sides reviewed the cooperation in the field of healthcare and agreed to further strengthen this cooperation. The Undersecretary acknowledged the positive role played by Pakistani professionals in the service delivery. He appreciated professionalism and dedication of the medical professionals, especially during the Covid-19 pandemic. Underscoring Pakistan’s commitment to further deepening and broadening of ties, Ambassador Farooq stressed that the extension of the agreement was an important milestone in Pakistan-Kuwait relations.

The extension of cooperation agreement would institutionalize continuous cooperation through recruitment of Pakistani healthcare professionals in Kuwait, as per requirements of Ministry of Health of Kuwait on regular basis. This would also cement and foster bilateral cooperation in health sector between the two countries.

Pakistan and Kuwait had inked a G2G framework cooperation agreement on recruitment of healthcare professionals from Pakistan for Kuwait in July 2020. The signing of current extension of Cooperation Agreement is a manifestation of strong bilateral relations in the field of healthcare.




31 May 2023

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