Egypt and Kuwait to reinforce parliamentary relations

Gamal Essam El-Din , Sunday 13 Mar 2022

Hanafy El-Gebaly, speaker of Egypt's House of Representatives, and his Kuwaiti counterpart Marzouq El-Ghanem announced Sunday that they intend to step up coordination in regional and international parliamentary circles to defend their vital interests and those of the Arab world.

Speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly Marzouq El-Ghanem receives Hanafy El-Gebaly, speaker of Egypt s House of Representatives in Kuwait

El-Gebaly, who is currently visiting Kuwait, said the relations between Egypt and Kuwait are historical and deep-rooted.

"Kuwait has a special place in the hearts of the Egyptian people because of its strong and solid support for Egypt," said El-Gebaly, noting that "the political leadership of the two countries have always been keen on coordinating among themselves at all levels and in a way that serve the interests of their peoples."

Marzouq El-Ghanem, the speaker of the Kuwaiti National Assembly, said Kuwait has always been interested in building strategic relations with Egypt in all fields, particularly in parliamentary terms.

El-Gebaly also met with the crown prince of Kuwait Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad El-Sabbah.

El-Gebaly said Egypt and Kuwait have similar positions on the majority of Arab and international issues. "This makes relations between the two countries very strong and remarkable," said El-Gebaly.

For his part, Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad El-Gaber El-Sabbah said Kuwait is proud of its close relations with Egypt and that "Kuwait highly appreciates Egypt's constructive role in supporting Arab causes."

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