Kuwaiti delegates advocate for Gulf identity, cybersecurity
10 November 2023, 12:00 AM
31 December 2023, 12:00 AM
Members of the Kuwaiti parliamentary delegation to the 17th Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) Parliaments Assembly MPs Muhammad Al-Mahan and Fahd bin Jame’e represented the country in the 16th meeting of the Foreign Relations Coordinative Committee.
Al-Mahan, who serves as Secretary of the Inter-Parliamentary Group, stressed the need for such meetings in order to consolidate positions on common issues in international forums. He disclosed that the committee discussed a number of common Gulf issues, which reflect the unity of GCC countries On the other hand, Jame’e – a member of the Executive Committee in the Inter-Parliamentary Group – confirmed that they reached an agreement on some common issues; such as developing the Gulf identity and strengthening cybersecurity.
Kuwait’s delegation is headed by National Assembly Speaker Ahmed Al-Saadoun and it consists of Inter-Parliamentary Group Undersecretary MP Hamad Al-Matar, Secretary MP Muhammad Al-Mahan, Treasurer MP Hamad Al-Obaid and members MPs Dawoud Maarefi, Falah Bin Jame’e and Shuaib Shaaban. In a relevant development, Kuwaiti Ambassador to Qatar Khalid Badr Al-Mutairi hosted a dinner in honor of Al- Saadoun, and the Inter-Parliamentary Group and Arab Parliament delegations.
Al-Mahan said the Foreign Relations Coordinative Committee presented a report, including recommendations that will be referred to the GCC Assembly scheduled for Tuesday with the speakers of GCC parliaments and consultative councils in attendance.