KUWAIT CITY, June 26, (KUNA): Kuwaiti First Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah has undergone a successful lung surgery abroad, the Ministry of Defense said on Tuesday. The minister has yet to stay in hospital for a few days, followed by a period of convalescence before returning to the country, the ministry said in a press statement. The successful surgery was conducted in order to remove a lung tumor.
The Kuwaiti Government was assured about health of Sheikh Nasser Sabah following the lung surgery. This was announced by Deputy Premier and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh in a statement. Minister Al-Saleh implored His Almighty to bestow upon minister Sheikh Nasser Al-Ahmad good health and wellness so he may pursue his services for the homeland. Bahrain Prime Minister Prince Khalifa Al-Khalifa congratulated Kuwait’s First Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah for undergoing a successful surgery.
Prince Khalifa sent a cable to Sheikh Nasser to congratulate him on the successful lung surgery, official BNA news agency reported. He wished Sheikh Nasser would recover and enjoy lasting well-being, it added.