Enhancing bilateral cooperation and sharing expertise were the focus of a meeting held between Undersecretary of Kuwait National Guard (KNG) Lt-General Hashim Al-Rifai and a delegation from the United Arab Emirates Joint Command and Staff College headed by Colonel Sultan Meftah, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Al-Refaie (photo) stressed the importance of this visit to cement academic and military cooperation between the two sides, KNG said in a statement on Wednesday. This contributes to materializing the vision of the wise leaderships in the two sisterly countries and meeting their aspirations to achieve development through sharing expertise.
He conveyed to the UAE’s delegation greetings of Chief of KNG His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah and Deputy of KNG Sheikh Meshal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Last month, Secretary General of the International Civil Defense Organization (ICDO) Dr. Vladimir Kuvshinov has awarded Undersecretary of the Kuwait National Guard (KNG) Lieutenant General Hashim Al-Rifai the international knight medal.
The honoring recognizes the hard efforts by Al-Rifai and the KNG Kuwait Fire Services Directorate (KFSD) for the protection of people and property, the KNG said in a statement.
Director of the KNG’s Directorate of Moral Guidance, Colonel Andullah Nazzal congratulated Al-Rifai on the international honoring, which crowns the KNG personnel’s work in fulfilling state missions.