North Korea Leadership Watch

Research and Analysis on the DPRK Leadership

DPRK, Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Sign Agreement

Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arabic Economic Development Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) shakes hands with DPRK Vice Minister of Land and Environment Protection Kim Song Hak (R) shakes hands after signing a cooperation agreement at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arabic Economic Development Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) shakes hands with DPRK Vice Minister of Land and Environment Protection Kim Song Hak (R) shakes hands after signing a cooperation agreement at the People’s Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

DPRK state media reported on 12 December 2012 (Wednesday) that the country completed and signed an agreement with the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development at the People’s Palace of Culture in Pyongyang.  Signing the agreement on behalf of the DPRK was Vice Minister of Land and Environment Protection Kim Song Hak and signing on behalf of the Kuwait Fund was Hesham Al-Waqayan.  Also attending the signing ceremony, according to KCNA, were “officials concerned and from the opposite side were members of the delegation of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development.”

DPRK Vice Minister of Land and Environment Protection Kim Song Hak (R) and Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) sign a cooperation agreement in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

DPRK Vice Minister of Land and Environment Protection Kim Song Hak (R) and Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) sign a cooperation agreement in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) exchanges copies of cooperation agreement with DPRK Vice Minister of Land and Environment Kim Song Hak (R) during a signing ceremony at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) exchanges copies of cooperation agreement with DPRK Vice Minister of Land and Environment Kim Song Hak (R) during a signing ceremony at the People’s Palace of Culture in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

The delegation of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development arrived in Pyongyang on 11 December (Tuesday).  According to KCNA the delegation delivered floral bouquets to the statues of Kim Il Sung and Kim Jong Il on Mansu Hill in central Pyongyang “and paid high tribute to them.”  On 12 December the Kuwait delegation visited the Mansudae Assembly Hall, meeting with Supreme People’s Assembly [SPA] Presidium Vice Present Yang Hyong Sop.  Also, on 12 December, the DPRK Cabinet hosted a reception at Okryu Restaurant for the delegation.  In attendance were Minister of Land and Environment Protection Kim Chang Ryong and other DPRK Cabinet officials.

Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development shakes hands with a DPRK official after arriving at Pyongyang Sunan Airport on 11 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA

Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) Deputy Director of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development shakes hands with a DPRK official after arriving at Pyongyang Sunan Airport on 11 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA

SPA Presidium Vice President Yang Hyong Sop (C) poses for a commemorative photograph with Hesham Al-Waqayan (L) and an official of the Kuwait Fund for Arabic Economic Development (R) at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

SPA Presidium Vice President Yang Hyong Sop (C) poses for a commemorative photograph with Hesham Al-Waqayan (L), wearing a medallion of the DPRK Order of Friendship 1st Class, and an official of the Kuwait Fund for Arabic Economic Development (R) at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

Yang Hyong Sop and DPRK Government officials (L) meet with Hesham Al-Waqayan and an official of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

Yang Hyong Sop and DPRK Government officials (L) meet with Hesham Al-Waqayan and an official of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development at Mansudae Assembly Hall in Pyongyang on 12 December 2012 (Photo: KCNA)

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

Article Archives

December 2012
M T W T F S S
« Nov   Jan »
 12
3456789
10111213141516
17181920212223
24252627282930
31