Kuwait Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah met in Kuwait City on Wednesday with Britain’s Chief of the Air Staff Air Marshal Sir Stephen Hillier, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
During the meeting, they discussed bilateral cooperation and ways of boosting defense ties. They also reviewed issues of common interest.
Meanwhile, the Emir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah appointed on Wednesday Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah Prime Minister.
Elsewhere, the Emir of Kuwait asked Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak to form the new government and inform the Emir of the new Ministers for approval.
Meanwhile, the Emir received at Bayan Palace on Wednesday a letter from Bahraini King Hamad bin Isa Al-Khalifa, according to Al-Diwan Al-Amiri website.
The letter was delivered by the Bahraini Ambassador to Kuwait, Sheikh Khalifa bin Hamad Al-Khalifa.
The meeting was attended by the Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs, Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah.
The letter included an invitation to His Highness the Emir to attend the 37th session of the GCC’s supreme council and the GCC summit that will be held next month in Manama with the participation of the United Kingdom’s Prime Minister, Theresa May.