Kuwait, UK discuss boosting military ties
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.