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03KUWAIT54 2003-01-08 13:41:00 UNCLASSIFIED Embassy Kuwait
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USDA'S JUNE 2003 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND

Tags:   EAGR TSPL SENV ECON KPAO KU 
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					UNCLAS KUWAIT 000054 

SIPDIS

USDA/FAS/ICD
USAID/EGAT
DEPT FOR EB/TPP/ATT

E.O. 12958: N/A
TAGS: EAGR TSPL SENV ECON KPAO KU
SUBJECT: USDA'S JUNE 2003 INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE AND
EXPOSITION ON AGRICULTURAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY

REF: STATE 263985



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.
JONES