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Defense minister visits various army units
KUWAIT CITY, Jan 28, (KUNA): Kuwait’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah conducted an inspection tour of a number of military units. According to a statement issued by the Department of Moral Guidance and Public Relations of Kuwait Army, the minister was accompanied by the Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwait Army Lieutenant General Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah, the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Kuwait Army Lieutenant General Fahad Al-Nasser, and a number of senior commanders of the army.
During the tour, Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali conveyed the greetings and messages of appreciation from His Highness the Amir and the Commander in Chief of the Armed Forces Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to the soldiers for their sincere dedication and efforts, and their continuous diligence to preserve the security, safety and stability of the country.
He called on the officers in all the units he visited to maintain their level of preparedness, and constantly strive to achieve development of their skills and upgrade their performance in order to reach the desired levels, so that they are always ready to carry out the various tasks and duties entrusted to them.
Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali expressed his honor and pride about the members of the ground force “Hamat Al-Areen”, of whose many achievements and sacrifices in the fields of honor and heroism have been witnessed throughout the history of this unit through their participation with their brothers in the Arab wars in the years 1967 and 1973 in addition to their active participation with the peacekeeping forces in Somalia in the year 1993 under the umbrella of the United Nations.
He said they are today concluding a series of such distinguished posts by standing side by side with their brothers in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in the Operation “Restoration of Hope” as a national duty aimed at defending the unity, security and stability of the GCC countries. According to the statement, Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali began his tour by visiting the Brigade “Commandos 25” where he was received by the Commander of the brigade Colonel Nasser Al-Otaibi, and a number of the leaders of the brigade.