(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) BEIRUT, July 13 (KUNA) -- Kuwait' National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim praised on Friday his country's "distinctive" parliamentary relationship with Lebanon.
Al-Ghanim made his remarks to reporters after holding talks, along with his accompanying parliamentary delegation, with Speaker of the Parliament of Lebanon Nabih Berri in Beirut.
During talks, the Kuwaiti side benefited significantly from Berri's long parliamentary experience and reiterated its "special" ties with the Parliament of Lebanon, he said.
The two sides also discussed bilateral coordination regarding their membership at the Inter-Parliamentary Union, in addition to the Arab Inter-parliamentary Union's emergency session on the Palestinian cause, slated for July 21 in Cairo, he added.
The Kuwaiti top lawmaker also lauded the harmony existing between the two countries on all levels, including leaderships, parliaments, and governments, adding his meeting with Berri has embodied that harmony.
"We wish Lebanon all the best and perpetual peace and stability," Al-Ghanim said, hoping for a swift formation of the government in the country.
He also reiterated confidence in the wisdom of the Lebanese leadership, wishing the Kuwaiti-Lebanese parliamentary coordination with other Arab parliaments contributes in achieving the desired positive outcomes.
Furthermore, Al-Ghanim thanked Lebanon for its good generosity and well reception of the Kuwaiti delegation, pointing out the close and brotherly ties the two countries and people share mutually. (end) ff.ma