(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) July 8 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Monday at Bayan Palace Minister of Commerce and Industry, and Minister of State for Services' Affairs Khaled Al-Roudhan.
The Minister presented His Highness with Deputy Chairman of the Competition Protection Authority Assad Ibrahim Al-Anbaie, as well as board member Hessa Al-Roumi.
Also presented to His Highness the Amir were Undersecretary of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry Abdullah Al-Afasi, Assistant Undersecretary for Corborations Dr. Saleh Al-Aqili and Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Support and Planning Nasser Al-Muttawa on the occasion of their new posts.
His Highness the Amir was also presented with members of the Board of Commissioners of Kuwait Capital Market Authority, Board of Directors of Kuwait Stock Exchange and Kuwait Clearing Company, on the occasion of Kuwait being promoted as an emerging market by Morgan Stanley Capital International (MSCI).
His Highness the Amir praised efforts exerted by all concerned parties, which resulted in this achievement, which would enhance confidence in the national economy status locally and internationally.
His Highness the Amir also received Dr. Yaqoub Al-Ghunaim who presented His Highness the Amir with a copy of his book titled on Kuwaiti Folklore.
The receptions were attended by Acting Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah. (end)