NATO Secretary General visit to the State of Kuwait
Meeting of the North Atlantic Council with ICI Partners
At the invitation of the Kuwaiti authorities, the North Atlantic Council (NAC) chaired by NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg will visit the State of Kuwait on 15 and 16 December 2019.
The Secretary General and NATO Ambassadors will attend a ceremony under the Patronage of the Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to celebrate the 15th anniversary of the NATO Istanbul Cooperation Initiative (ICI), where the Secretary General will deliver remarks. Mr. Stoltenberg together with NATO Ambassadors will be attending a North Atlantic Council (NAC) with the ICI Countries and the participation of the Gulf Cooperation Council, the Sultanate of Oman and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The ceremony and the NAC meeting will take place at the NATO-ICI Regional Centre in Kuwait City.
In the margins of the meeting, the Secretary General will have a meeting with the Amir of the State of Kuwait, H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and with the Prime Minister of the State of Kuwait, H.H. Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
11:45 – 12:15 (local time)
ICI Anniversary Ceremony with public remarks by NATO and Kuwaiti authorities
12:30 (local time)
Meeting of the NAC with public opening remarks of the Secretary General and a Representative of the State of Kuwait
These events will be streamed live on the NATO website.
Still and video images will be available on the NATO website afterwards.