Amir meets Ye­meni, Saudi min­is­ters

Sheikh Sabah re­ceives com­mem­o­ra­tive coin from gov­er­nor

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His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah re­ceived at Bayan Palace yes­ter­day First Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of For­eign Af­fairs Sheikh Sabah AlKhaled Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah as well as the vis­it­ing Ye­meni Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and Min­is­ter of For­eign Af­fairs Ab­dul­ma­lik Ab­dul­jalil AlMekhlafi.

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled and Mekhlafi held a meet­ing later yes­ter­day which touched on bi­lat­eral re­la­tions and dis­cussed many is­sues on re­gional and in­ter­na­tional fronts. The Ye­meni For­eign min­is­ter ex­pressed ap­pre­ci­a­tion to Kuwait’s on­go­ing sup­port to re­store peace and sta­bil­ity in Ye­men in ac­cor­dance to the GCC ini­tia­tive, the Na­tional Di­a­logue and the UN Security coun­cil res­o­lu­tion No 2216. He also thanked Kuwait for host­ing the Ye­meni peace talks for five months, back in April.

The meet­ing was at­tended by Act­ing Deputy For­eign Min­is­ter Am­bas­sador Sheikh Dr. Ah­mad Nasser Al-Mo­ham­mad Al-Sabah, As­sis­tant For­eign Min­is­ter for Arab Af­fairs Am­bas­sador Aziz Al-Dai­hani, and se­nior of­fi­cials at the For­eign Min­istry. Later, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled held a lunch ban­quet on the honor of the vis­it­ing Ye­meni min­is­ter and his ac­com­pa­ny­ing del­e­ga­tion.

Mean­while, His High­ness the Amir re­ceived Deputy Prime Min­is­ter, Min­is­ter of Oil, as well as Act­ing Oil Min­is­ter Anas Al-Saleh who was ac­com­pa­nied by vis­it­ing Saudi Min­is­ter of En­ergy, In­dus­try and Min­eral Re­sources Khaled Al-Faleh. The meet­ings were at­tended by Deputy Min­is­ter of the Amiri Di­wan Ali Jar­rah Al-Sabah.

130th an­niver­sary

His High­ness Sheikh Sabah also met with Gov­er­nor of the Cen­tral Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Dr Mo­ham­mad Al-Hashel who pre­sented him with a specie, com­mem­o­rat­ing the 130th an­niver­sary of the first Kuwaiti coin cur­rency ‘Baisa 18862016’. Later, Hashel pre­sented the same com­mem­o­ra­tive coin to His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber AlSabah and His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah.

Ear­lier yes­ter­day, His High­ness the Amir and His High­ness the Crown Prince met separately with His High­ness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mo­ham­mad Al-Ah­mad Al-Sabah. Mean­while His High­ness the Crown Prince also re­ceived deputy head of the rul­ing fam­ily coun­cil Sheikh Dr Ibrahim AlDuaij Al-Sabah. In other news, His High­ness the Amir sent a cable to Saudi King Sal­man bin Ab­du­laziz Al-Saud, ex­press­ing his con­do­lences over the pass­ing away of mother of Prince Faisal bin Talal bin Ab­du­laziz Al-Saud. His High­ness the Crown Prince and His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter sent sim­i­lar ca­bles.

His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah meets with Saudi Min­is­ter of En­ergy, In­dus­try and Min­eral Re­sources Khaled Al-Faleh, in pres­ence of Deputy Prime Min­is­ter, Fi­nance Min­is­ter and Act­ing Oil Min­is­ter Anas Al-Saleh.

— Amiri Di­wan pho­tos

KUWAIT: His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber AlSabah meets with Ye­meni Min­is­ter of For­eign Af­fairs Ab­dul­ma­lik AlMekhlafi.

His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah meets with Gov­er­nor of the Cen­tral Bank of Kuwait (CBK) Dr Mo­ham­mad Al-Hashel.

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