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Kuwait mindful of world food security issues, says diplomat
June 6, 2015, 10:25 am

Kuwait's current participation at the International Agriculture Forum, part of Expo Milan event, confirms its prominent humanitarian role in tackling causes of hunger and poverty, as well as its developmental role in boosting international food security, a Kuwaiti diplomat said Friday. Kuwait's keenness on partaking effectively at international forums on sustainable development stems from the country's wise leadership headed by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Kuwait Ambassador to Italy Sheikh Ali Al-Khaled Al-Sabah stated to KUNA on the sidelines of the international forum.

Through taking part at Expo Milano, Kuwait also aims to show other countries around the world its achievements and expertise in enhancing its resources and keeping their sustainability, in addition to maintaining an environmental balance, the Kuwaiti diplomat said. The Kuwaiti government's policy, through the Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish Resources (PAAAFR), and ambitious goals in building and establishing food security in order to accomplish food sufficiency gained it the international community's appreciation and recognition, he noted.

The International Agriculture Forum kicked off at Expo Milan on Thursday with the participation of Kuwait and a number of international organizations. The forum is to publicize the "Milan memorandum" on resolving agricultural and food security issues.

The forum is held with presence of over 50 ministers of agriculture, 370 representatives of 115 countries and international organizations. Kuwait's representative in the forum is Acting Board Chairperson and General Director of the Public Authority for Agricultural and Fisheries Affairs Nabila Al-Khalil.

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