Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla has emphasized the strong ties between Egypt and Kuwait as he received a delegation from the Kuwait Petroleum Corporation (KPC), Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Abdulnasser Al-Fulaij, the Managing Director for International Marketing at KPC led the Kuwaiti delegation.

The meeting discussed refining Kuwaiti crude oil in Egyptian refineries, as well as importing petroleum products, and Kuwaiti investments in Egypt.

El-Molla stated that bilateral relations between the Egyptian petroleum sector and KPC are continuously improving, especially with the two sides showing mutual commitment and dedication.

The minister also reviewed investment opportunities in the petroleum sector, as Egypt transforms into a regional energy hub and a center for natural gas trade.