Kuwait’s Army Chief of the General Staff of Lt. General Mohamed Al-Khudher Saturday started a two-day official visit to Sudan.
The visiting General was received at Khartoum airport by his Sudanese counterpart Lt. General Emad al-Din Adawi and Kuwait’s Ambassador to Khartoum Bassam Al-Qabandi.
Al-Khudher is accompanied by Head of the Military Training Institute Major-General Anwar Al-Mazeedi and Commander of Ali Al-Sabah Military College Major-General Bader Al-Awadhi.
On Sunday, Lt. General Mohammad Al-Khodhor also attended Sudan’s Military College graduation ceremony, which included 135 Kuwaiti army officers, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported. In attendance alongside Al-Khodhor, was Sudanese President Omar Al-Bashir and Defense Minister Awad bin Auf as well as Kuwait’s Ambassador to Sudan Bassam Al-Qabandi.
Earlier, the Kuwait senior officer held talks with Sudan’s Defense Minister and its Armed Forces Chief of General Staff Lt. General Emad Al-Din Adawi.
Lt. General Adawi said in press statements after the meeting that they discussed progress of military and defense relations between the two sisterly countries, Sudan News Agency (Suna) reported.
He commended the Kuwaiti supportive stances to Sudan’s issues and expressed appreciation to Kuwait support to Sudan economy.
He said the Sudan-Kuwait military ties are deeply rooted and hoped that the Sudanese-Kuwaiti relations develop in all fields, indicating that cooperation between the two countries did not confine to training cadets in military college but in all institutes and colleges.
Lt. Gen. Adawi said we plan to hold a number of joint exercises to brace for challenges facing the region.
“This military cooperation is a good step for boosting the mutual confidence and further understandings between the two countries,” Lt. Gen. Adawi said.