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H.H the Amir hoists Kuwait flag at Bayan Palace
January 29, 2019, 10:08 pm

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Tuesday attended and patronized the ceremony of hoisting the Kuwaiti Flag at Bayan Palace, where the national event capped with His Highness personally raising it. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Muabrak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and other senior state officials attended the event. His Highness the Amir, whose motorcade had arrived at the venue to a 21-gun salute, amid an impassioned welcome by police officers and National Guards, personally hoisted the State Flag.

Then, a brass band played the National Anthem. Adding to the air of patriotic fervor prevailing at the venue, Major Fahad Humoud Al-Shemmari recited a patriotic poem, hailing His Highness the Amir's traits, pledging long-life allegiance and vowing to give all possible sacrifices to safeguard the homeland.

The ceremony proceeded with the Armed Forces granting a memorial present to His Highness the Amir. Meanwhile, His Highness the Amir hosted, at Bayan Palace, the parliament speaker and the visiting Chairman of the Jordanian House of Notables, who handed His Highness a written message from Jordanian King Abdullah II, dealing with the deeply rooted brotherly and historic relations between the two countries and brotherly peoples.

The Jordanian Monarch, in the letter, expressed appreciation of His Highness the Amir brotherly and noble stances in support of the Kingdom, affirming desire to broaden mutual cooperation between the two countries. Moreover, King Abdullah affirmed keenness to discuss with the Kuwaiti leadership all issues that could help in reactivating joint Arab cooperation to face various challenges, concluding his message with an invitation to His Highness to visit the Kingdom. Among today's activities was His Highness the Amir hosting of His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.

Earlier today, he received the visiting FIFA Chair Gianni Infanito and Chairman of the Kuwaiti Football Association Sheikh Ahmad Yousef Al-Saud Al-Sabah. Among His Highness' guests were Chairman of the Arab-International Relations Council Mohammad Al-Sagr and members of the council whose board of trustees had held their eighth session. 

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