Visiting Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab said here on Sunday the security of Kuwait and the Gulf is part of Egypt's security.
Mahlab made the remark following a meeting with National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanim, saying his meeting earlier today focused on economic and political conditions and terrorism.
He said that Egypt and Kuwait have a common fate and a unified strategic vision, noting that the meeting tackled the political vision and Egypt's roadmap, as well as preparations for an international economic conference slated for mid-March in Egypt's Sharm El-Sheikh.
The premier stated that Egypt is facing "brutal terrorism", stressing that the country is continuing combating it and defending the region and the whole world, while going ahead with the process of construction inside the country.
Mahlab was received by His Highness the Amir at Bayan Palace in the presence of His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
The relations between the two countries, several issues of common interest and the latest developments on regional and international arenas were the focus of the meeting.
Mahlab arrived here earlier today for a three-day visit heading an economic delegation, at the invitation of His Highness the Prime Minister.
Egyptian PM receives Kuwaiti officials, Arab fund chief
Egypt's visiting Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab received several Kuwaiti officials and an Arab organization representative at the launch of his three-day stay in Kuwait on Sunday.
The encounters, which were held at the Egyptian premier's residence at Bayan Palace, began with the State Minister for Cabinet Affairs Sheikh Mohammad Al-Abdullah Al-Mubarak Al-Sabah.
This was followed by others, held separately, with Managing Director of Kuwait Investment Authority Bader Al-Saad and Deputy Director General of the Kuwait Fund for Arab Economic Development Hisham Al-Wugayan.
Mahlab also received Director General and Chairman of the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development Abdullatif Al-Hamad. All of the encounters were held in the presence of Kuwait's Ambassador to Egypt Salem Al-Zamanan.