Minister of Social Affairs and Labor Hend Sabeeh Al-Sabeeh met Saturday with a group of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) initiators to listen to their demands and complaints.
In a press statement following the meeting, the Social Affairs and Labor Ministry said Al-Sabeeh vowed to offer all assistance to entrepreneurs to overcome hindrances facing them and to increase their contribution to the national economy.
Al-Sabeeh, also Minister of State for Planning and Development, underlined the importance of such meetings in removing barriers and enhancing constructive cooperation between state officials and private sector entrepreneurs.
She added that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has clearly ordered all state bodies to offer unlimited support to Kuwaiti entrepreneurs, particularly young ones.
The press statement noted that the minister has ordered the formation of a special committee to receive and speed up the procedures of entrepreneurs' requests to register and get licenses for their new businesses.
For their part, the entrepreneurs expressed gratitude for the support they receive from the Ministry and Minister Al-Sabeeh.