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Kuwaitis visiting Egypt urged to be cautious – ‘Avoid opening doors to strangers’

KUWAIT CITY, Nov 6: Embassy of Kuwait in Egypt has urged Kuwaitis visiting Egypt to be cautious, refrain from indulging in speculations raised in social networking websites and avoid going to suspicious places and carrying huge sums of money when going out. In a press release, the embassy warned against dealing with people who impersonate police officers, and to avoid opening their doors to strangers in order to avoid thefts and assault. The embassy has allocated a direct telephone line to receive any inquiries from Kuwaiti citizens.

Meanwhile, Egypt’s Minister of Immigration and Egyptians in the Diaspora Nabila Mokrim affirmed the deep relations shared between Egypt and Kuwait. In a press statement, Mokrim expressed her trust in Kuwait’s legal and judicial system, and her confidence about the measures taken by the Government of Kuwait regarding the incident that occurred last Saturday in Hawally. She expressed her gratitude and appreciation to the Government of Kuwait for its calmness and rationality in dealing with the ‘Hawally Incident’ because such incidents are individual incidents and will never affect the solidity and firmness of the relations shared between the two countries and its people.

In addition, Farwaniya Governor in Kuwait Sheikh Faisal Al-Hamoud affirmed that the Egyptian community are honored and respected in Kuwait, indicating, “Huge number of Egyptians resides in Farwaniya Governorate”. During his meeting with the Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Yasser Ateef, Sheikh Al-Hamoud affirmed the keenness of Kuwait in applying the law equally without exception on either citizens or expatriates, adding that everyone will receive justice. The governor also denounced the calls made through the social media to instigate chaos and disorder, which will negatively reflect on those who are calling for such actions. He urged the Egyptian community in Kuwait to uphold wisdom, maintain their composure, and avoid resorting to measures that would further agitate the situation.

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