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Kuwaiti Health Min. says time now ripe for bolstering health cooperation with Turkey
February 26, 2014, 12:01 am

Kuwaiti Minister of Health, Dr. Ali al-Obeidi underscored here on Tuesday that time was now ripe for bolstering cooperation between the State of Kuwait and Turkey in the health sector especially in the areas of training, preparation of medical personnel, exchange of experiences and the provision of health care and treatment.

Al-Obeidi said during a meeting with Turkish Health Minister Mehmet Muezzinoglu that Kuwait is keenly following up with great interest the great development in the health sector in Turkey, especially the Turkish health system, saying that Kuwait wants to benefit from the Turkish expertise in this sector.

He stressed keenness of the Kuwaiti side to develop the health sector and seeks to take advantage of the development of the health sector in Turkey, adding that Kuwait is looking forward to working together with Turkey in the field of health and allied sectors through the promotion of the exchange of expertise and visits between the medical and technical staff.

For his part, Turkish Health Minister at a joint press conference said that the visit of the Kuwaiti delegation to Turkey would open the horizons for more cooperation between the two countries especially with the entry of the Turkish side in developmental projects offered by Kuwait.
He added that Turkey is looking to participate in the development of the health sector in Kuwait and the delivery of health care, referring to the health cooperation agreements signed between the two countries.

He said that the two countries could form joint committees to study the aspects of cooperation between the public health in both countries and put perceptions concerning the development of the current cooperation to higher levels, stressing that "Turkey is open to the Kuwaiti proposals in this regard.

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