Kuwaiti Prime Minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammed Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah arrived Sunday for a three-day official visit to discuss gas and oil exploration cooperation with Cambodia, said a senior official.
Officials from both sides will discuss the possibility of cooperation for oil and gas exploration in the kingdom and sign a trade agreement, a protocol of investment protection and cooperation, said Hor Nam Hong, Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation.
In addition, the visit of Kuwaiti premier will bring more investors and tourists to Cambodia, especially from the Middle East, he added.
According to the schedule, the prime ministers from both sides will hold talks here on Monday, while other officials and investors convene another meeting at the Cambodian Chamber of Commerce.
Meanwhile, Mao Hal Vannal, secretary of state of the Civil Aviation Authority of Cambodia, told Xinhua that the two countries still mull opening direct flight in their middle-term cooperation plan.
A dozen foreign drillers are exploring oil and gas in off-sea Cambodia. Oil reserves there are estimated at billion barrels.