RIYADH: Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, who arrived in Riyadh on an official visit earlier yesterday, proceeded shortly later to South Saudi Arabia to inspect the Kuwaiti forces deployed under umbrella of the Arab coalition for restoring the legitimacy in Yemen. Earlier and shortly after his arrival in the Kingdom, the minister held talks with Kingdom’s Deputy Crown Prince, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al-Saud, on defense ties and regional issues.
Present at King Salman Air Base where the minister took off to the south was the Saudi Minister of Commerce, Majed Al-Gasabi, along with other officials. He was received at the airport by the Kingdom’s Deputy Crown Prince, the Second Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Prince Mohammad Bin Salman Al-Saud, the State of Kuwait Ambassador Sheikh Thamer Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and other senior officials. The Kuwaiti minister, accompanied by senior officers, is due to hold talks with the Deputy Crown Prince and other Saudi officials. —KUNA