KUWAITI OIL MIN. ARRIVES IN ALGERIA FOR OPEC MEETING

ALGIERS, -- Kuwait's Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Finance and Acting Oil Minister Anas Al-Saleh arrived in Algeria on Monday to partake in the 15th International Energy Forum (IEF15), due on Tuesday.

Al-Saleh, who heads Kuwait's delegation to the meeting, is also expected to attend a meeting of the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) member nations.

Upon arrival, he was welcomed by Algerian Minister of Energy Nourelddin Butarfa and Kuwait's Ambassador to the North African nation Mohammad Al-Shabu.

"I am glad to participate in the IEF15 and OPEC meetings as we look to concert our views towards further progress and development in the oil market," Al-Saleh told KUNA.

He also noted that a joint Kuwaiti-Algerian ministerial committee will convene to go over opportunities of cooperation and investment between both nations.

Source: Nam News Network