KUWAIT CITY, Aug 13, (KUNA): His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in presence of His Highness Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al- Sabah, met Sunday with visiting Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri and his accompanying delegation.
They had fraternal talks that reflected historical relations between Kuwait and Lebanon, ways of promoting and developing them in all fields, and several issues of mutual interest. The meeting was attended by First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al- Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Advisor at Amiri Diwan Mohammad Dhaifallah Sherar, Advisor at His Highness Prime Minister’s Diwan Sheikh Dr Saleh Jaber AL-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs and Acting Minister of Information Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al- Mubarak Al-Sabah and Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah. Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Al-Hariri’s visit to Kuwait serves to affirm the camaraderie shared between both nations, Kuwait’s deputy foreign minister said on Sunday.
Speaking to KUNA, Khaled Al-Jarallah said that Al-Hariri was warmly welcomed by the Kuwaiti leadership on his first visit to the country since assuming office. On talks the Lebanese Prime Minister held with Kuwaiti officials, Al-Jarallah said they were productive and yielded a mutual desire to strengthen bilateral relations. Meanwhile, the Kuwaiti official added that Al- Hariri articulated his gratitude for Kuwait’s efforts to bring development and security to Lebanon. He touched on a Kuwaiti complaint lodged with Lebanese authorities over evidence that point to militant group Hezbollah’s involvement in an alleged “terror cell” known as Al-Abdali, saying it was done “bearing the best interest of both nations in mind.” Al-Jarallah said that Kuwaiti officials have requested that Beirut keeps them informed on measures taken to fend off any actions and practices that undermine Kuwait’s security and stability.