President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met Sunday with Kuwaiti Premier, National Assembly speaker and minister of Interior, according to Presidential Spokesperson Bassam Rady.
“At his residence, President Sisi received both National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim and Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. ” Rady said.
“Sisi and Al-Ghanim discussed ways to boost bilateral relations between Cairo and Kuwait.”
The spokesperson noted that the Egyptian president reaffirmed importance of reinforcing the two countries’ parliamentary ties and activation of Egyptian-Kuwaiti Brotherhood Committee.
Accordingly, Sisi hailed sincere efforts from the Kuwaiti speaker’s side.
On his part, Al-Ghanim asserted his country’s support to Egypt in different arenas; politics, economy and society.
“The speaker praised role played by the Egyptian community in Kuwait; describing it contribution to social and economic development in Kuwait,” Rady noted.
Also, he met with Interior Minister Khaled Al Jarrah Al Sabah and tackled regional issues with mutual concerns.
“Sisi and Al Sabah asserted necessity of Arab cooperation to confront unprecedented challenges and dangers,” the spokesperson manifested.
Sisi Calls Kuwait “Second Home”
Moreover, the Egyptian president urged Kuwait’s people and government to continue embracing Egyptian nationals.
Sisi described Kuwait as a “second home” for Egyptians.
Sisi kicked off a two-day visit to Kuwait on Saturday. He met with Emir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad at Bayan Palace.
In addition, the Egyptian president and the Kuwaiti Emir are expected to hold official talks on boosting the bilateral ties, as well as the latest regional and international developments.
This is Sisi’s third visit to Kuwait since he came to office in June 2014 as the two Arab countries have been witnessing a constant development in their ties in various fields. The first two visits came in January 2015, and May 2017.
The ongoing visit reflects how special Egypt-Kuwait relations are and how united the two peoples have been over the past decades, particularly in confronting crises and challenges facing them, Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Tareq el Qouni said on Friday.