2016 ADB Annual Meeting
The Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), which will take place from 2 to 5 May 2016, is this year being hosted for the first time ever by Germany. More than 3,000 international decision-makers from the fields of business, politics and civil society will come together to discuss the future of financial and economic cooperation between Europe and Asia.
Thomas Silberhorn, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister for Economic Cooperation and Development, visited Kuwait on 30 and 31 of March 2016 to attend talks in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the State of Kuwait and the Kuwait Fund.
Professor Dr Norbert Lammert, President of the German Bundestag, visited the State of Kuwait from 7 to 9 February 2016 after previously having been to the Republic of Turkey and the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan.
Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier visists Kuwait
During his visit to Kuwait, bilateral and regional topics were the main topics on the agenda for Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier and his Kuwaiti interlocutors. His talks with Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Crown Prince of Kuwait, showed broad consensus on the current crises.
Energy transition: Germany’s path into the future
For decades Germany’s energy transition has been the global pioneer in rethinking the topic of climate protection. Since then Germany has been pursuing ambitious goals allowing a clean and sustainable electricity supply. Germany Trade & Invest (GTAI) presents a short film about Germany's Renewable Energy Revolution, the Energiewende (energy transition), explaining future plans for a “green” Germany in it.
This film well worth seeing can be found on YouTube and used freely via the following link:
Germany’s path into the future
Germany is an attractive immigration destination. This country is open to qualified professionals, students and researchers moving here from all over the world.
The Consular Section of the Embassy of the Federal Republic of Germany has relocated to the following address:
Embassy of the
Federal Republic of Germany - Consular Section -
Salem Al Mubarak St.
Symphony Tower 2, Block 2, 7th Floor
Tel.: +965 25770557
The handling of visa applications remains unchanged by the service provider of the Embassy in Kuwait at Al Qabas Assurex (www.qavisa.com).
The German Embassy wishes to extend and update its information basis on German business in Kuwait. Therefore, all Kuwaiti companies acting as an agent for or representing German companies in any other way in Kuwait are invited to register at the Embassy.
For more information click here
Brochure "Dialogue among Civilizations"
Germany is committed to intercultural dialogue with the Islamic world both at the grassroot level and in international fora. The Federal Foreign Office has published a Brochure on this important topic.
Federal Foreign Minister Guido Westerwelle states in his foreword to the brochure:
"Openness, respect and trust are the pillars for a dialogue between equals and for friendships at all levels in our countries, as well as between Germany and the Islamic world."
Dialogue among Civilizations [pdf, 2,803.74k]