(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Chairman of the Swiss-Kuwaiti Group for Small-sized enterprises Dr. Mustafa Behbehani said Sunday small-size enterprises could largely contribute to development of private sector to ultimately boost national economy.
The Swiss-Kuwaiti Group is focusing on the development of national economic through the boost of the role of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in private sector as well as offering funding and advice for SMEs' owners, Behbehani said.
He made the remarks at the opening of the First International SMEs Forum.
He added that t Swiss-Kuwaiti Group, a non-profit organization, aimed at offering consultations and technical assistance for the youth to implement their SMEs.
Honorary Chairman of the Group Fahad Al-Mejel said the developed countries have a vast experience in the establishment of small-size companies, which have a high added value.
He said the Group aimed at bringing expertise of the advanced countries to Kuwait, as well as hosting European experts to offer advice.
Fahad Al-Juwaihel, a Group member, called for supporting the ambitious youth and encouraging them to start their own businesses.