|03KUWAIT54||2003-01-08 13:41:00||UNCLASSIFIED||Embassy Kuwait|
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1. Embassy Kuwait recommends sending the following GOK
official to the June 2003 International Conference and
Exposition on Agricultural Science and Technology: Sheikh
Fahad Salim Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Chairman and Director General of
the Public Authority for Agriculture Affairs and Fish
Resources (PAAAFR). The Government of Kuwait does not have a
Ministry of Agriculture, but PAAAFR is considered the sole
official entity in Kuwait responsible for the country's
agricultural development. Sheikh Sabah carries the title of
Minister, as decreed by the GOK in June 2001, and reports
directly to the State Minister for Cabinet Affairs.
2. Post's contact for USDA is L. Kirk Wolcott, Economic
Officer, TEL: 965-539-5307, ext. 2287, FAX: 965-538-0282,
EMAIL: WolcottLK@state.gov. The mailing address and phone
number at post for deliver of invitations by Fedex is
American Embassy, Al-Mesjid Al-Aqsa Street, Block 14, Area 6,
Bayan, KUWAIT; TEL: 965-539-5307, ext. 2348.