House President Annita Demetriou, received on Tuesday the new Ambassador of Kuwait to Cyprus, Abdullah Al Korafi, to whom she wished all the best during his tenure here.

According to a House press release, the ambassador underlined that his country maintains a stance of principles and stands by Cyprus, to which it offers every possible support as regards efforts to reach a settlement of the Cyprus problem.

Both sides stressed during the meeting the excellent level of relations between Cyprus and Kuwait and the common will to further enhance cooperation at all levels, including the parliamentary one.

Demetriou expressed appreciation over the steadfast stance of principles of Kuwait as regards the Cyprus problem, as well as the particular interest and the readiness of Kuwait to offer every possible help to efforts aiming to establish the fate of missing persons.

On his part, referring in particular to the work of the Committee on Missing Persons in Cyprus, Korafi noted the potential of providing know-how to his country that has been a victim of foreign invasion and has also experienced the missing persons tragedy. Moreover, he praised the excellent level of relations between Cyprus and Kuwait and the important progress achieve, particularly during the last years, as regards the cooperation of the two countries in various fields of common interest.

Demetriou and Korafi also discussed ways to further enhance the parliamentary relations between Cyprus and Kuwait.