On November 11th, 2016, mayor of Ljubljana Zoran Janković received a delegation from Kuwait, along with eminent guest Sheikh Tatal Mohammad Alsabah, and the CEO of company NHZ, Dr. Asim Busch Pusitsch.

The mayor presented Ljubljana to the delegates as the holder of the Green Capital 2016 title, and noted that the first Slovenian mosque is presently under construction in Ljubljana. The delegation from Kuwait looked around the construction site, alongside Nevzet Porić, representative of the Islamic community of Slovenia.