KUWAIT CITY, April 27: Kuwait’s foreign minister pledged his country’s solidarity with India, as it faces record numbers of infections and deaths from the COVID-19 pandemic. Kuwait’s “leadership, government and people” stand by the “friendly nation of India” during these “difficult circumstances,” said Sheikh Dr. Ahmed Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, also State Minister for Cabinet Affairs.
In a phone call with India’s Foreign Minister S. Jaishankar, he also extended his sincere condolences to the families of those deceased along with his heartfelt wishes for a speedy recovery for those injured. He expressed “deep concern and regret” about the deteriorating situation in the country, due to the spread of the virus’ mutated strain amongst hundreds of thousands of people. Kuwait is keen to provide India with “all capabilities,” he added, including oxygen cylinders, ethanol and urgent relief.