Kuwait, Senegal discuss boosting aviation coop.

Director-General of the Kuwaiti Civil Aviation and Senegal's Minister of Tourism

Kuwait, Senegal discuss boosting aviation coop.


KUWAIT-- Director-General of the Kuwaiti Civil Aviation Sheikh Salman Al-Humoud Al-Sabah said that Kuwait aims to boost cooperation with Senegal in the aviation field.

The remarks came in a statement published by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on Tuesday, on the sidelines of Sheikh Salman's visit to Senegal.

Sheikh Salman noted that the two sides had updated a previously signed memorandum of understanding on aviation cooperation during the meeting. The memorandum will allow Kuwaiti companies to invest in the aviation sector in Senegal, he added.

Kuwait is exerting a great effort to develop the aviation field, noting that Kuwait International Airport is executing several projects to boost performance and provide better services.

On his part, Senegal's Minister of Tourism and Air Transport said his country is providing great investment opportunities for Kuwait's private sector in Dakar's new airport.

Meanwhile, Sheikh Salman, who is also Chairman of the Arab Civil Aviation Organization, also met with Chairman of the African Civil Aviation Commission Gabriel Lisa. The two sides discussed cooperation in aviation training, safety measures and coordination during the elections of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to be held in Montreal, Canada.

Moreover, the statement noted that Sheikh Salman met with Director General of the National Civil Aviation Agency of Senegal Magueye Maram, where they discussed updating memorandums of understanding to boost transportation between the two countries.


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