His majesty, kuwait Emir to hold talks

OmanKuwaitMUSCAT: With high esteem and appreciation, Muscat prepares to receive the guest of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, at his second home country on a three-day state visit starting today, February 20. The Omanis prepare to receive their esteemed guest with warm welcome and open hearts.  A statement by the Diwan of Royal Court, saying that “crowning the strong, close and brotherly relations between the two countries, and in response to His Majesty Sultan Qaboos’s invitation, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, will pay a three-day State Visit to the Sultanate, starting Monday, February 20, 2017.”
The Emir of Kuwait will be accorded an official welcome ceremony.
The visit enhances the fruitful cooperation march between the Sultanate and the sisterly State of Kuwait and out of both leaders’ keenness to enhance the joint interests between the two countries in the different fields. The Emir of Kuwait will be accompanied by an official delegation comprising Sheikh Mishal Al Ahmed Al Jabir al Sabah, Deputy Chief of the National Guard; Sheikh Sabah Al Khalid Al Hamad al Sabah First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister; Sheikh Ali Jarrah al Sabah, Deputy Minister of Emiri Diwan Affairs; Sheikh Khalid Al Jarrah al Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior ; Anas Khalid al Sabah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance; Ahmed Fahd Al Fahad, Director of the Office of Emir of Kuwait; Sheikh Khalid Al Abdullah Al Sabah Al Nasser al Sabah, Chief of the Emiri Protocols, Khalid Sulaiman Al Jarallah, Deputy Foreign Minister; Yousuf Hamad Al Roumi, Chief of the Emiri Diwan’s Media and Cultural Affairs; Sheikh Fawaz Al Saud Al Nasser Al Saud al Sabah, Chief of Political and Economic Affairs at the Emiri Diwan; Ali Fahd al Rashid, Advisor at the Emiri Diwan and Mazin Isa al Isa, Under-Secretary for the Information and Computer Centre Affairs at the Emiri Diwan; Nasser Haji Al Mezain, Assistant Foreign Minister for the GCC Affairs and Fahd Hajar al Mutairi, Kuwait’s Ambassador to the Sultanate and a number of officials.
Thanks to the royal care of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos and Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, the Omani-Kuwaiti relations have managed since many years ago to go beyond the traditional relations among the sisterly states.
There are many things in common between His Majesty the Sultan and the Emir of Kuwait, such as close ties, high esteem, cordial relations and continuous communication.
These bonds have great and tangible effects on the relations between the Omani and Kuwaiti brotherly peoples. The Emir of Kuwait’s visit crowns the strong brotherly relations and close bonds that bind the two brotherly states and peoples at all the official and local levels and in all fields as well.
The cooperation and relations between the Sultanate and the sisterly State of Kuwait is making steady and tangible strides towards achieving the prospective aims either on the bilateral level or within the cooperation among the GCC States.
The two wise leaderships are very keen on enhancing the relations between the two brotherly states and peoples building on the common and mutual interests.
Besides the strong bases and fundamentals of the Omani-Kuwait relations, which make them a model for relations among brothers, the visit of Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jabir al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait and his talks with His Majesty Sultan Qaboos will cover a number of issues of interest for the brotherly states and peoples.
They will also discuss the developments of the region and their effects on the present and future of a number of sisterly states and the region as a whole.
This is due to the fact that there is a close link between the states and peoples of the region and their interests, security, safety and prosperity either in the present or in the future.
What adds to the importance of the Emir of Kuwait’s visit to the Sultanate and the talks he will have with His Majesty the Sultan is the fact that both leaders have firm believe in peace and the need to solve all disputes through peaceful means, constructive dialogue and abidance by international rules.
These international rules include good neighbouring, cooperation with bona-fide to achieve common and reciprocal interests and non -interference in the domestic affairs of other countries under any circumstances or any reasons.
They believe that this approach will help the states and peoples of the region in building their present and future by the way they deem appropriate for them and with their own free will.
There is a common consensus by all peoples and international charts about the importance of adopting these principles and basics therefore translating such principles and bases into reality will facilitate reaching a compromise among the different countries about the different existing or potential issues.
The approach will also help them in achieving their common and reciprocal interests and increase the ability of each individual and group countries to face existing or potentials risks or threats due to the developments and changes in the region that ought to be taken into consideration.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos and Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber al Sabah enjoy high regional and international esteem and at all official and local levels.
His Majesty Sultan Qaboos has been honoured with the Arab Human Rights Award 2016 by the Oslo-based Arab-European Center of Human Rights for His Majesty’s great efforts and noble contributions in the field of protection and support of human rights on local, regional and international levels.
On September 9 2014, the former UN Secretary General Ban Ki moon honoured Sheikh Sabah, with “Humanitarian Leader” award, in recognition of his contribution to the humanitarian work and continuous support to the humanitarian work of the UN.
Sheikh al Sabah had donated aid to many countries that have been affected by natural or human disasters or faced refugees problems or suffered from war related problems.
The visit of Sheikh Sabah is thus an important step to achieve the aspirations of the two brotherly states and peoples in all fields. — ONA