(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) ays.sd