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Kuwait welcomes visit of Saudi Crown Prince

‘Great opportunity to exchange views’

KUWAIT CITY, Sept 23, (KUNA): The government of Kuwait Sunday congratulated the Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz and the Saudi people for the Kingdom’s national day, and welcomed Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman’s upcoming visit to Kuwait.

The visit is part of deep-rooted relations between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia, and would be a great opportunity to exchange views over a host of issues of mutual interest, as well as further cementing cooperation at different levels, Deputy Premier and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh said in a statement after the cabinet meeting.

The meeting was chaired by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. The cabinet members were informed about His Highness the Prime Minister’s trip to New York to represent His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to the UN General Assembly’s 73rd Session.

His Highness the Prime Minister will be accompanied by Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Minister of Social Affairs and Labor and Minister of State for Economic Affairs Hind Al-Sabeeh, Minister of Health Sheikh Dr Bassel Al-Sabah, Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Hamed Al-Azmi. The cabinet, meanwhile, approved a draft law over the right to have access to information with the aim of boostint transparency and fighting corruption, as well as the executive bylaw of the conflict of interest law.

The cabinet assigned several government bodies to tackle water ponds in Sabah Al-Ahmad Area, took note of a KD two million donation from Ali Abdulwahab Al-Mutawa company to buy medicine for cancer patients and approved a draft decree to hold the 3rd term of the 15th legislative session of the parliament on October 30.

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