Kuwait, UK dis­cuss boost­ing mil­i­tary ties

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

KUWAIT:

Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and De­fense Min­is­ter Sheikh Khaled Al-Jar­rah Al-Sabah dis­cussed with Bri­tain’s Chief of the Air Staff Air Mar­shal Sir Stephen Hil­lier dis­cussed boost­ing de­fense ties. The two of­fi­cials also dis­cussed is­sues of com­mon in­ter­est, Kuwaiti Army Moral guid­ance department said yes­ter­day. The meet­ing was at­tended by Bri­tish Am­bas­sador to Kuwait Matthew Lodge, Bri­tish De­fense At­tache Cap­tain Fin­lay McLean, Kuwaiti Army Chief of Staff Lieu­tenant Gen­eral Mo­ham­mad Al-Khodhr and other of­fi­cials.

Sep­a­rately, Kuwait’s Deputy Army Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans Au­thor­ity Ma­jor Gen­eral Ah­mad Ab­dul­wa­hab Al-Omairi said that on­go­ing mil­i­tary meet­ings be­tween Kuwait and Italy aims to en­hance co­op­er­a­tion up to its high­est level.

Moral Guid­ance and Pub­lic Re­la­tions Department of the Kuwaiti De­fense Min­istry said in a press state­ment yes­ter­day that Gen­eral Omairi’s re­mark came on the side­lines of the sign­ing cer­e­mony for the ninth meet­ing min­utes for the Kuwaiti-Ital­ian mil­i­tary com­mit­tee to ac­ti­vate the Mil­i­tary Mem­o­ran­dum of Un­der­stand­ing be­tween both na­tions.

Gen­eral Omairi wel­comed the vis­it­ing Ital­ian mil­i­tary del­e­ga­tion, where he con­veyed greet­ings from De­fense Min­is­ter Sheikh Khaled Al-Jar­rah and Army’s Chief of Staff Lieu­tenant Gen­eral Khodhr, the state­ment added. — KUNA

Deputy Army Chief of Staff for Operations and Plans Au­thor­ity Ma­jor Gen­eral Ah­mad Ab­dul­wa­hab Al-Omairi poses for a group photo with the Ital­ian mil­i­tary del­e­ga­tion.

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