Gul hopes to reinforce Turkey-Kuwait relations

Wednesday, April 02, 2014

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul says a company project between Kuwait and Turkey will firm ties between the two countries.

Turkey's President Abdullah Gul says a company project between Kuwait and Turkey will firm ties between the two countries.

KUWAIT CITY, Kuwait – Turkey’s President Abdullah Gul visited Kuwait on Wednesday to celebrate the construction of a Turkish company’s project called ‘’Small Boat Harbor’’.

“Small Boat Harbor” is a project to build harbors in Kuwait by Turkish company STFA with Kuwait Oil Company (KOC). The project, worth 490 million dollars, is to be completed in 38 months, according to the STFA’s CEO Alp Taskent.

“This will firm ties between our two countries,” said President Gul, “The project will be a symbol of our countries’ friendship.”

Gul said the project and his own visit would contribute to the reinforcement of Turkey-Kuwait relations.

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