Malaysia Ambassador to Kuwait H.E. Dato’ Mohammad Ali Selamat paid a visit to the regional head-office of LuLu Hypermarket in Kuwait on 30 September. The ambassador was received on arrival by top management of the hypermarket.
During the visit Ambassador Selamat held talks with the hypermarket’s top-level management that centered around further enhancing imports of food in particular palm oil products and non-food items from Malaysia. In the course of discussions, the Malaysian ambassador underlined the strong bilateral relations between Malaysia and Kuwait and plans to further strengthen these ties, including by focusing more in the areas of food security, where retailers like LuLu Hypermarket have a major role to play.
For their part, the LuLu officials expressed their utmost satisfaction with the products sourced from Malaysia. Pointing out that the hypermarket already imports and stocks more than a 100 different products in various categories from Malaysia, the officials added that they planned to import even more products in the future.
The talks also revealed that the hypermarket is preparing to hold a major Malaysian products promotion in the upcoming months, to showcase the wide variety of Malaysian foods and non-food items available on the hypermarket’s shelves
In this regard it is worth pointing out that LuLu Hypermarket has its own dedicated sourcing center located in Malaysia that manages the sourcing, storing and shipping of products from the country on a regular basis. The hypermarket is also a major retailer in the country with three hypermarkets already catering to the public, and more outlets planned in the coming years.