MUSCAT: Shaikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, and his delegation left here on Wednesday after a three-day state visit to the Sultanate. Shaikh Sabah was seen off at the Royal Airport by His Highness Sayyid Fahd bin Mahmood al Said, Deputy Prime Minister for the Council of Ministers. Prior to his departure, the Emir of Kuwait expressed utmost thanks and appreciation to His Majesty the Sultan for the warm reception and generous hospitality extended by His Majesty, the government and the Omani people to him and his delegation during the visit. He prayed to Allah the Almighty to perpetuate the blessings of good health, well-being and long life on His Majesty, and grant him success to achieve further aspirations of progress for Oman.
Shaikh Sabah was also seen-off at the airport by HH Sayyid Haitham bin Tareq al Said, Minister of Heritage and Culture (Head of Mission of Honour accompanying the Emir), Yusuf bin Alawi bin Abdallah, Minister Responsible for Foreign Affairs, Hamid bin Said al Ibrahim, Sultanate’s Ambassador to the State of Kuwait, and members of the Kuwaiti Embassy in Muscat. During his visit to the Sultanate, the Emir of Kuwait was accompanied by an official high-ranking delegation including Shaikh Mishal Al Ahmed Al Jabir al Sabah, Deputy Chief of the National Guard, Shaikh Sabah Al Khalid Al Hamad al Sabah, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Shaikh Ali Al Jarrah al Sabah, Deputy Minister of the Emiri Diwan Affairs, Shaikh Lt Gen Khalid Al Jarrah al Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior, Anas Khalid al Saleh, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Ahmed Fahad al Fahad, Director of the Office of the Emir of Kuwait, Shaikh Khalid Al Abdullah Al Sabah, Chief of the Emiri Protocol and Chamberlain Affairs, Khalid Sulaiman al Jarrallah, Under-Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Yousef Hamad al Roomi, Chief of Information and Cultural Affairs at the Emiri Diwan, Shaikh Fawaz Al Saud Al Nassir Al Saud al Sabah, Chief of Political and Economic Affairs at the Emiri Diwan, Ali Fahad al Rashid, Adviser at the Emiri Diean, Mazin Issa al Issa, Under-Secretary of the Information Centre and Computer Affairs at the Emiri Diwan, Shaikh Dr Ahmed Nassir Al Mohammed al Sabah, Assistant Foreign Minister for the Affairs of the First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Ministers’ Office, Nassir Hajji al Muzain, Director of the GCC Department at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Fahd Hajar al Mutairi, Ambassador of the State of Kuwait to the Sultanate, and a number of officials.
PICTURES BY ONA, MOHAMMED MUSTAFA