Head of Medical Services Department at the Kuwaiti Army Major General Mohammad Al-Khodhr (photo) on Sunday stressed that the Kuwaiti-Egyptian relations are deep-rooted and distinguished in various fields, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Speaking during a ceremony held by the Egyptian Embassy marking the 44th Anniversary of October War victory in 1973, Al-Khodhr stressed the role of the Kuwaiti Army side-by-side with the Egyptian military to achieve this great victory over Israel.
Kuwaiti and Egyptian blood mixed together to liberate land, he said, adding that “we come here to share the joy of Egypt.” He congratulated Egypt on being qualified for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia.
On this occasion, Al-Khodhr conveyed greetings and congratulations of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense Sheikh Mohammad Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Chief of General Staff of the Army Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khodhr and his Deputy Lieutenant General Abdullah Nawaf Al-Sabah.
Meanwhile, retired Colonel Abdullah Al-Meqled, who took part in the war, said it was an honor for him to participate in the war alongside the Egyptian army, confirmed the deep-rooted relations between the two peoples.
He emphasized that the Kuwaiti army had a big role during the War of Attrition.