KUWAIT CITY, Dec 29, (KUNA): His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, visited on Tuesday, the headquarters of the Ministry of Defense, namely the Ahmad Khaled Al-Sabah Hall. His Highness the Prime Minister upon arrival was received by, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah, Chief of the General Staff of the Army Lieutenant-General Sheikh Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah, Undersecretary of the Ministry of Defense in Charge Sheikh Fahad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah and the Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Army Lieutenant-General Fahad Abdulrahman Al-Nasser.
His Highness the Prime Minister delivered a speech, as saying that this visit follows the visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah last month, to develop programs and mechanisms to and to implement his directives.
His Highness the Prime Minister affirmed that the state’s responsibility is to provide all equipment for all sectors of the Kuwaiti army and to provide education in the most prestigious military colleges and institutes. His Highness expressed his thanks and appreciation to all employees of the Ministry of Defense for their role in working with the government team to confront COVID-19 health crisis. Kuwaiti Air Force was fully prepared to transport citizens, equipment, ship requirements to confront this pandemic, and equip hospitals and field quarantines, he said. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al- Ali Al-Sabah delivered a speech, during which he stressed the Ministry of Defense’ readiness to provide all forms of support and assistance to various official bodies. He also stressed the continuation of developing various weapons and military equipment, bringing the military action system to the level that all aspire to.
His Highness Prime Minister also on Tuesday visited , Ministry of Interior headquarters, namely the Nawaf Al- Ahmad Building. Upon arrival, he was received by Minister of Interior, Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, and Undersecretary of the Ministry of Interior, Lieutenant General Issam Salem Al- Naham. In a speech, His highness said this visit carries several messages, first is to follow up the visit of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al- Ahmad Al- Jaber Al-Sabah last month and follow his directive of applying the law to everyone, and that no one is above the law.
The second message is to express thanks and appreciation to the Ministry of Interior and its members for the great role they played during COVID-19 health crisis. His Highness expressed wishes of work to continue in the same manner, as this health crisis still has not ended. While in the third message, His Highness stressed the need to preserve the role of the security man and perform their work as a role model in this society.
Minister of Interior, Sheikh Thamer Ali Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, delivered a speech during which he stressed the importance of the Ministry of Interior’s employees ‘commitment to the contents His Highness speech, by embodying cooperation with all state agencies, improving public services and addressing the core issues of concern to the nation and citizens.