His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah urged the armed forces Tuesday to be vigilant, and to confront all bids aimed at undermining Kuwait's security, safety and stability.
His Highness the Amir, in a speech during a visit to Kuwait Army Officers' Club, said the region was experiencing critical challenges from which Kuwait was not very far.
"This requires vigilance and forceful confrontation to all attempts aimed at undermining our country, or threatening its security, safety and stability," His Highness the Amir said.
His Highness the Amir was accompanied during his visit by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Head of National Guard Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
His Highness the Amir said the government was keen on the development of the army and military facilities with state-of-art equipment. His Highness the Amir said he was fully confident in the army's capability to confront all circumstances.
He praised Allah the Almighty to bestow his blessing on the armed forces that were protecting the country at the front-lines, and to have mercy upon souls of the martyrs.
His Highness the Amir was received by Deputy Premier and Defense Minister Sheikh Khaled Jarrah Al-Sabah, Deputy Chief of staff of the Army General Sheikh Abdullah Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and Defense Ministry Undersecretary Jassar Al-Jassar.
General Al-Sabah, in another speech, said that the armed forces were ready to sacrifice their lives to defend the security and stability of Kuwait.
He affirmed that the Kuwaiti Army was ready to repel all threats against the country's territorial safety.
His Highness the Amir was accompanied by Minister of Amiri Diwan Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, His Highness the Amir's Chief of Staff Ahmad Fahad Al-Fahad, Head of the Amiri protocols Sheikh Khaled Abdullah Al-Sabah, Undersecretary of Highness the Crown Prince's Diwan Sheikh Mubarak Faisal Al-Sabah and head of the Media and Cultural Affairs at the Amiri Diwan Yusuf Al-Roumi.