The Consulate General of the State of Kuwait in Milan was founded in 1965 and it was in the beginning an Honorary Consulate till the end on ‘80s when it was converted into a Consulate General. In 2012 the Consulate General of Milan expanded its jurisdiction to all the regions of Northern Italy.
The Consulate General offers many services to the resident citizens in Milan and Northern Italy, as well as to Kuwaiti citizens, and it plays a very important role in supporting the relationship between the State of Kuwait and the Italian Republic, especially as far as commerce and culture are concerned.
As said, the Consulate General has always been committed in strengthen the relationship between the two countries, offering important commercial opportunities for both sides, promoting meetings with the representatives of Milan and the other cities of Northern Italy and participating in important international events.
For example, the Consulate actively participated in the organization of the international itinerant exhibition of the “Dar Al Athar Al Islamiya” museum with the title “Al Fann: Art of Islamic Civilization” that was held in October 2011 in Milan, under the patronage of H.H. the Emir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Alahmad Aljaber ALSABAH and the President of Italian Republic.
In the month of October 2011, in order to promote the culture of Kuwait and the tourism in the country, the Consulate organized the event “Don’t Wait, Discover Kuwait”, that was held in the most important square of Milan, Piazza Duomo, with the participation of many institutional bodies both Kuwaiti and Italian.
Immediately after this event, the Consulate started working on the participation of the State of Kuwait in the Universal Exhibition EXPO MILANO 2015, where the Kuwait Pavilion was one of the most visited and appreciated of the entire event.
The official visits between Kuwaiti and Italian representatives can be defined a milestone that pushed the two countries towards new opportunities of cooperation. A big boost to this relationship happened when H.H. the Emir of the State of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Alahmad Aljaber ALSABAH made an historic official visit to the Italian Republic , visiting the cities of Rome and Milan together with a high level delegation and signing important agreements between the two countries.
The Consulate General of the State of Kuwait in Milan is very passionate in doing its job and it helps the development of great relationships between the civil society and the representatives of the two counties, encouraging the participation in the social and cultural lives of Kuwait and Italy.