Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah paid a visit to the Kuwait Army Sixth Mechanized Freedom Battalion stationed in the north, where he joined the soldiers for Ramadan iftar.
He also inspected the battalion’s Striking Squad of the Land Force, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
Sheikh Khaled delivered the greetings of Their Highnesses the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah, the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, and wished the soldiers well on their tasks and duties.
The Commander of the Army Major General Sheikh Khaled Saleh Al-Sabah said that the troops were ready to defend and protect the nation. “Their readiness is not related to a certain event or circumstances,” he said in a statement.
“It is continuous and around-the-clock,” the Commander said.