Kuwait, January 30, 2017. The Cuban ambassador to Kuwait Andrés González Garrido was received by Dr. Samira A.S. Omar, Director General of the Kuwaiti Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) at the headquarters of this institution.
During the meeting the Cuban diplomat gave an invitation to participate in the international congress CUBAGUA 2017, organized by the National Institute of Hydraulic Resources, INRH, to be held in Cuba from March 21 to 24.
Dr. Samira A.S expressed her interest in developing relations with Cuba in the field of research, especially in the areas of water and the environment.
The ambassador referred to the different scientific centers and to the Ministry of Science and Technology responsible for the development of research in his country.
Inés María Champan, President of the Institute of Hydraulic r Resources of Cuba during her visit to Kuwait on march 2016, held a meeting with Dr. Samira A.S. Omar and visited one of the country's desalination plants.
The Kuwaiti Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) was established in 1967.