His Highness the Amir hosts top officials, talks with Pompeo on ties, issues

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) , Wed, Mar 20, 2019

KUWAIT, March 20 (KUNA) -- His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Wednesday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

With attendance of His Highness the Crown Prince, His Highness the Amir received Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, accompanied by visiting U.S. State Secretary Michael Pompeo, who conveyed greetings of US President Donald Trump to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

During the meeting, His Highness the Amir also relayed his greetings to President Donald Trump, and discussed a number of issues of mutual interest, and the historical relation between the two nations.

Later, His Highness the Amir received National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, who introduced to His Highness the Amir the new MPs Bader Hamed Al-Mulla and Abdullah Ahmad Al-Kandari, who won the parliamentary by-elections in the 2nd and 3rd Constituencies.

His Highness the Amir congratulated the new MPs, and wished them the best of luck in the service of the nation.

His Highness the Amir also received in Bayan Palace His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh, who introduced to His Highness the Amir the newly-appointed Hawally Governor Lieutenant General Sheikh Ahmad Al-Nawaf Al-Sabah, Farwaniya Governor Sheikh Faisal Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, Capital Governor Sheikh Talal Khaled Al-Ahmed Al-Sabah, Jahra Governor Nasser Falah Al-Hajraf, Mubarak Al-Kabeer Governor Mahmoud Abdulsamaad Bushehri, Ahmadi Governor Sheikh Fawaz Al-Hamad Al-Sabah,
His Highness wished them all success in their new posts.

Moreover, His Highness also received Oil Minister and Minister of Electricity and Water Dr. Khaled Al-Fadhel accompanied by the visiting Iraqi Minister of Electricity Dr. Louay Al-Khateeb.
Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah attended the meetings.(end)