Kuwait may increase its humanitarian aid to refugees and IDPs in Azerbaijan driven from their native land as a result of the Armenian aggression. This issue was the focus of attention during the meeting with Ali Hassanov, Vice-Premier of the Azerbaijani Government and Chairman of the State Committee for Affairs with Refugees and IDPs and Abdullah Maatouk al-Maatouk, Kuwaiti Ministry for Vakfs and Islam Issues. This meeting took place within the official visit of Ali Hassanov to Kuwait, Trend was informed exclusively by Gourban Sadikhov, Chief of a Department of the State Committee, who is accompanying the Azerbaijani Vice-Premier during the visit.
During the meeting, Mr. Hassanov informed the Minister of the heavy consequences of the Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, of problems the refugees and IDPs face in the country as well as measures taken to improve the conditions and life of these people.
Within the visit, the Head of the Azerbaijani State Committee held a meeting in the Kuwaiti Red Crescent Society where he discussed perspectives of humanitarian co-operation. The Azerbaijani party has put forward several projects, including one concerning the construction of a settlement for 500 families of IDPs, hospitals and schools, said Mr. Sadikhov.
The agenda of the Head of the Azerbaijani Committee also includes meetings with Kuwait's Prime-Minister, Speaker of the Kuwaiti Parliament as well as the Kuwaiti Crown Prince.