KUWAIT, April 26 : The Kuwaiti Cabinet during its weekly meeting held on Monday decided to send oxygen supplies and relief items to India which is facing growing numbers of deaths and infections of the coronavirus.
The move comes within the framework of the distinguished friendship ties between Kuwait and India that reflect solidarity with the friendly Indian people. The Cabinet expressed its deep concern and regret about the deteriorating health situation in India due to the spread of the new mutated strain of the coronavirus, which resulted in growing deaths and infections due to lack of oxygen in hospitals.
The ministers also discussed the political affairs in light of the report relating to the latest developments on the political arena on both Arab and international levels. In this regard, the Cabinet followed up, with great concern, violence acts against the Palestinian people in Al-Aqsa Mosque committed by some extremist Jewish groups since the early of the holy month of Ramadan. The Cabinet condemned these provocative attacks, hatred and racism that resulted in the injury of many Palestinian civilians.
It called on the international community to take effective measures to protect the Palestinian civilians, not to violating their rights and stop these Israeli violations committed by the racist settlers that target the Arab, Islamic and Christian identity of the city of Jerusalem. In addition, the Cabinet demanded taking measures that would create right atmospheres to achieve peace and tolerance in this holy month.
Furthermore, it expressed its sincere condolences to Iraqi President Barham Salih and the Iraqi government as well as the families of victims of the fire incident that broke out in a hospital in Baghdad that led to a large number of victims. It voiced its confidence in the Iraqi government to overcome this painful incident. Meanwhile, the Cabinet voiced its sincere congratulations to President Patrice Talon of Benin on his re-election as leader of the country for a new presidential term, wishing him success. It praised the friendly relations between the State of Kuwait and the Republic of Benin, and affirmed the common aspiration to strengthen them in various fields. (KUNA)