Emir of Kuwait to make historic visit to Iraq Wednesday – diplomat

The historic visit of Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to Baghdad comes to strengthen relations between the two countries, Kuwait Ambassador to Iraq Salem Al-Zamanan said Tuesday.

In a statement to KUNA, Al-Zamanan said the Kuwaiti leader’s trip on Wednesday falls within the framework of mutual visits between top officials in both countries and as a continuation of Kuwait’s role in supporting the reconstruction of Iraq.

The visit of Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmed is the first to Iraq since 2012, as he will be accompanied by a high-level delegation. He is due to meet with Iraqi President Barham Saleh, Prime Minister Adel Abdulmahdi, and Iraqi Parliament Speaker Mohammed al-Halbusi.

Source: International Islamic News Agency