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Bahraini King receives Kuwait's First Deputy PM, Defence Minister

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Jan 10 (KUNA) -- Bahrain's King Hamad bin Issa Al-Khalifa received Kuwait's First Deputy Prime Minister and Defence Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah at Al-Sakhir Palace on Wednesday.

Sheikh Nasser relayed the greetings of His Highness the Amir and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to King Hamad, a Defence Ministry statement read.

The visiting Kuwaiti official underlined the depth of historic relations built on solid foundations between the neighbouring countries.

The encounter was also attended by Chief-of-Staff of Kuwait's Armed Forces Lt Gen Mohammad Al-Khodor, Defence Ministry Undersecretary Sheikh Ahmad Al-Mansour Al-Sabah, Kuwait's Ambassador to Bahrain Sheikh Azzam Mubarak Al-Sabah.

According to the statement, Bahrain's Crown Prince, Deputy Supreme Commander of the Bahrain Defense Force and First Deputy Prime Minister Prince Salman bin Hamad Al-Khalifa held a dinner banquet in honour of the visiting Kuwaiti official.

Sheikh Nasser's visit to Bahrain comes in response to an invitation from Prince Salman. (end)


Bahraini King receives Kuwait's First Deputy PM, Defence Minister

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