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Kuwait signs aviation agreement with Rwanda

Kuwait signs aviation agreement with Rwanda

Kuwait has signed a new agreement with Rwanda to regulate aviation services between the two countries.

The agreement was signed on the sidelines of the 40th session of the General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada.

Speaking to KUNA, Head of Air Transport Agreements department at The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Khalid Abdullah Al-Enezi said the agreement "comes in line with the modernized policy of the DGCA to open new horizons to encourage international airlines to increase their flights to Kuwait International Airport".

"It would also facilitate the movement of passengers, air cargo, and link Kuwait International Airport with more international airports", he added.

It will promote air traffic between the two countries, encourage trade exchange, and provide new and varied options to serve passengers from both countries, he said.

The agreement included "the rules of operation of the national airlines of both countries, the exchange of transport rights, and the strengthening of cooperation between them in the field of security and safety of civil aviation", he explained.

Kuwait is represented by The General Directorate of Civil Aviation DGCA at the (ICAO) meetings, chaired by the President of the Civil Aviation Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah, who was elected First Vice President of the General Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization.(end) Sheikh Salman also held talks with Malaysian Transport Minister Anthony Fook, and discussed joint cooperation in the field of aviation, navigation, aviation safety, and airport management.