Egypt and Kuwait agreed to continue bolstering bilateral parliamentary ties regionally and internationally.
Kuwait’s National Assembly Speaker Marzouq al-Ghanim received the Egyptian Ambassador to Kuwait Osama Shaltout on Friday.
According to a statement by the Egyptian Foreign Ministry, the meeting touched on the distinguished and historical bilateral ties, and the aspiration to continue working to enhance areas of joint cooperation.
Ghanim underlined the deep and special ties that unite Kuwait and Egypt’s leadership and people, the statement added.
In September, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi met with Kuwait Foreign Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs, Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser al-Mohammad al-Sabah in Cairo, during which he stressed that the security of the Gulf region is an inseparable part of Egypt’s security.
The Kuwaiti FM delivered a written message from Kuwait’s Emir Sheikh Nawaf al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah, Egyptian presidential Spokesman Ambassador Bassam Radhi said in a statement.
In the letter, Kuwait’s Emir “expressed the Kuwaiti government and people’s pride of the strong historical ties, relations uniting both countries and its people in various fields,” he added.
It also expressed Kuwait’s appreciation for the strategic Egyptian role in protecting Arab national security and defending the Arab nation’s causes, as well as Egypt’s tireless efforts to consolidate security, stability and development at the regional and international levels.
Sisi extended his greeting to the Emir and stressed the special and rooted bilateral relations and coordination regarding issues of mutual concerns at international and regional forums.