KUWAIT CITY, Dec 8: Several MPs have reacted positively to the visit of King of Saudi Arabia Salman Bin Abdulaziz; describing it as brotherly and historic such that it will further strengthen economic, social and security ties between the two countries and other Gulf States.
MP Faisal Al-Kandari considers the visit a manifestation of the deep relationship between Kuwait and Saudi Arabia. He asserted this relationship is known to be strong and solid, as the two nations are connected through common destiny and fraternity. He said the two countries are united and they are like one body, they are inseparable. “We have not forgotten the honorable stance of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia during the brutal Iraqi invasion of Kuwait,” he said.
He expressed happiness over the meeting of two wise leaders, stressing the two countries enjoy distinguished political, economic and social links which have the greatest impact on issues concerning the Arab and Islamic Ummah as a whole; in addition to contributing effectively to efforts to maintain international peace and security. Meanwhile, MP Talal Al-Jalal said the leadership and people of Kuwait looked forward to the visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques. He pointed out the visit is a chance for expressing love and brotherhood, adding that Kuwait is happy over the visit as it is an opportunity for the leaders of both countries to tackle regional and international issues and common challenges. He asserted the King’s tour of the Gulf highlights his eagerness to develop solid relations with other Gulf States and to coordinate efforts in serving common interests.
MP Naif Al-Mirdas said the Saudi-Kuwaiti relationship is an affirmation of the strength of Gulf ties, noting that the Gulf Union has become very important due to its positive impact on countries in the region and to maintain regional security. He added, “We hope the King’s historic visit yields positive results for the benefit of the two countries and their people.”
By Abubakar A. Ibrahim Arab Times Staff