Amir back home af­ter GCC sum­mit

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, along with his of­fi­cial en­tourage, re­turned home yes­ter­day from the King­dom of Bahrain where he headed the State of Kuwait del­e­ga­tion at the GCC 37th sum­mit.

His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was re­ceived at Kuwait In­ter­na­tional Air­port by His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, se­nior sheikhs, Deputy Chief of the Na­tional Guards Sheikh Me­shaal Al-Ah­mad AlJaber Al-Sabah, His High­ness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mo­ham­mad Al-Ah­mad AlSabah, His High­ness the Prime Min­is­ter Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Ha­mad AlSabah, Min­is­ter of the Amiri Di­wan Af­fairs Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Sabah, se­nior State of­fi­cials, rank­ing chiefs of the Army, the Po­lice, the Na­tional Guards and the fire depart­ment.

His High­ness the Amir was ac­com­pa­nied at the sum­mit by First Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and For­eign Min­is­ter Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Min­is­ter and In­te­rior Min­is­ter Sheikh Mo­ham­mad Al-Khaled Al-Ha­mad Al-Sabah, Deputy Pre­mier and De­fense Min­is­ter Sheikh Khaled Al-Jar­rah Al-Sabah, Deputy Pre­mier and Fi­nance Min­is­ter and Act­ing Oil Min­is­ter Anas Khaled Al-Saleh, Di­rec­tor of His High­ness the Amir Bureau Ah­mad Fa­had Al-Fa­had, the Amiri Di­wan Ad­vi­sor Mo­ham­mad Abul­has­san, Head of the Amiri Pro­to­col Sheikh Khaled AlAb­dul­lah Al-Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Sabah, Deputy For­eign Min­is­ter Khaled Suleiman Al-Jar­al­lah, Head of the Me­dia and Cul­tural Af­fairs at the Amiri Di­wan Sheikh Fawaz Saud Nasser Saud Al-Sabah, For­eign Min­is­ter As­sis­tant for the Min­is­ter’s Bureau Af­fairs Am­bas­sador Sheikh Dr Ah­mad Nasser Al-Mo­ham­mad Al-Sabah, se­nior of­fi­cials of the Amiri Di­wan and the Min­istry of For­eign Af­fairs.

Upon his de­par­ture from Bahrain, His High­ness the Amir was seen off at the air­port by Sheikh Ali Bin Khal­ifa Bin Sal­man Al-Khal­ifa, the Bahraini Deputy Prime Min­is­ter, Sheikh Az­zam Mubarak Al-Sabah, the Dean of the Diplo­matic Corps and the State of Kuwait Am­bas­sador to the King­dom of Bahrain, and em­bassy staff.

Sep­a­rately, His High­ness the Amir has ca­bled Bahrain’s King Ha­mad bin Isa AlKhal­ifa ex­press­ing deep grat­i­tude on the warm hospi­tal­ity ac­corded to him and the State of Kuwait del­e­ga­tion at the 37th GCC Sum­mit, hosted by the Bahraini cap­i­tal.

His High­ness the Amir, in the ca­ble to the Bahraini Monarch, ex­pressed deep sat­is­fac­tion at the broth­erly and blessed meet­ing that grouped him with the top lead­ers of the other GCC mem­ber states, laud­ing King Ha­mad’s saga­cious and ef­fec­tive man­age­ment of the 37th ses­sion, not­ing its suc­cess and “con­struc­tive res­o­lu­tions that will boost our joint Gulf ac­tion.”

He also lauded the sum­mit that com­prised the GCC lead­ers with the Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May, which con­sti­tuted an op­por­tu­nity to hold dis­cus­sions and ex­change views on var­i­ous is­sues of com­mon con­cern, in shadow of rapid de­vel­op­ments on the re­gional arena. His High­ness the Amir ex­pressed good wishes to King Ha­mad, his coun­try and peo­ple.

Un­der­stand­ing

In the mean­time, His High­ness the Amir has ca­bled Bri­tish Prime Min­is­ter Theresa May ex­press­ing deep sat­is­fac­tion at the at­mos­phere of un­der­stand­ing that pre­vailed at the GCC-UK sum­mit. The GCCUK sum­mit was an op­por­tu­nity to dis­cuss var­i­ous is­sues of mu­tual con­cern be­tween the GCC coun­tries and the United King­dom, he said, af­firm­ing that it would con­trib­ute to bol­ster­ing the dis­tinc­tive ties and strate­gic re­la­tion­ship be­tween them.

His High­ness the Amir, more­over, hailed the GCC-UK meet­ing for touch­ing on the deep-rooted his­toric ties be­tween the two friendly coun­tries and ad­dress­ing mu­tual co­op­er­a­tion in var­i­ous spheres. He ex­pressed good wishes to Pre­mier May and her na­tion and hoped the bi­lat­eral ties would be fur­ther en­hanced. — KUNA

KUWAIT: His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is wel­comed by His High­ness Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber AlSabah upon his ar­rival back to Kuwait. — KUNA

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