KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace yesterday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. He also hosted President of the Supreme Judicial Council, Chief Judge of the Court of Cassation and the Constitutional Court Yousef Jassem Al-Mutawaa.
Earlier, His Highness the Amir received Minister of Finance, acting minister of oil, water and electricity, Nayef Al-Hajraf, along with the visiting Bahraini Minister of Finance and Economy, Sheikh Salman bin Khalifa Al-Khalifa. Separately, His Highness hosted Hajraf, accompanied by oil and energy ministers of member states of the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC), participating in OAPEC’s 10th meeting, hosted by Kuwait. He also received the acting Audit Bureau chairman, Adel Abdulaziz Al-Saraawi, accompanied by Chief of the Turkish Court of Accounts Seyit Ahmet Bas. Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah attended the meetings.
Separately, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Bayan Palace Ghanem, His Highness Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak, Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah. His Highness also received Deputy Prime Minister and State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh.
In other news, His Highness the Amir on Saturday sent a cable to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud to extend condolences over the death of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. In his cable, His Highness the Amir prayed to God Almighty to bestow his mercy on the late prince and bring solace to his brother King Salman and all the Saudi royal family. His Highness the Crown Prince and His Highness the Prime Minister sent similar condolence cables to Saudi King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud.
Meanwhile, First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah sent yesterday a cable to Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Prince Mohammad bin Salman Al-Saud offering sincere condolences over demise of Prince Talal bin Abdulaziz Al-Saud. – KUNA