Kuwait-Kurdistan marketing festival/exhibition begins in Irbil

By Mukhles Khsnaw

IRBIL, June 17 (KUNA) — The Kuwait-Kurdistan marketing festival and exhibition began late Thursday in the capital of Iraq’s Kurdistan Irbil under patronage of the Kuwaiti consulate.
General Consul of Kuwait to Irbil Dr. Omar Al-Kanderi told KUNA that the event saw the participation of some 20 Kuwaiti business entities and companies.
He hoped that the event would contribute to the development of commercial and economic ties between Kuwait and the Kurdistan region.
On his part, Governor of Irbil Nawzad Hadi welcomed the organizing of the Kuwait-Kurdistan marketing festival and exhibition, affirming that the Kurdistan region was in need of such events to be held.
He thanked Kuwait for its continuous support to Iraq’s Kurdistan and wished that more of such events were held to bolster ties on all possible levels. (end) sbr.gta