Peruvian embassy celebrates 198th Anniversary of country’s National Day

To commemorate the 198th anniversary of the National Day of Peru, the country’s ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Francisco Rivarola Rubio held a reception on 13 October at the J.W. Marriott Hotel.  Kuwaiti Assistant Foreign Minister for the Americas Reem Al-Khaled was the chief guest at the function, which was attended by members of the diplomatic corps, Kuwaiti officials, special invitees and media personnel.

Speaking to the gathering, Ambassador Rubio emphasized the depth of bilateral ties between Peru-Kuwait, which he said were historical and advanced. He expressed his appreciation for the cooperation, friendship and continuous support provided by the Kuwaiti government.

Touching on the rich history and exciting tourism attractions of his country, the ambassador noted that Peru was a prosperous land for more than 5,000 years, and is a different and diverse country. Calling on Kuwaitis to discover it, he pointed out that his country had for several consecutive years won the World Travel Award for the best culinary destination in South America. He added that the number of Kuwaiti citizens visiting the country is increasing and encouraged further exploration of this exciting and vibrant destination.

Pointing to recent meeting between members of the Kuwaiti National Assembly with their counterparts in the Peruvian parliament in Lima, the Peruvian capital, he indicated the exchange of views deepened the bonds of bilateral relations.

Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of the function, Ambassador Reem Al-Khaled lauded the relations between Kuwait and Peru and labeled them as excellent.