His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, accompanied by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, visited headquarters of the Kuwait National Guard (KNG) Saturday June 3, 2017.
His Highness the Amir said it was a pleasure for him and His Highness the Crown Prince to pay the regular visit to KNG's headquarters so as to congratulate the officers on the Muslims' holy month of Ramadan.
Since its establishment, the Kuwait National Guard has been supporting all security and military sectors as well as others across the country, His Highness the Amir added.
KNG's personnel have proven that they are able to confront decisively everybody seeking to tamper with the country's security, and maintain vital facilities, His Highness the Amir noted.
His Highness the Amir lauded the signing of a memo between the Ministry of Interior and the Kuwait National Guard aiming to promote cooperation and coordination, and achieve security integration.
His Highness the Amir expressed his appreciation to Chief of Kuwait National Guard His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali Al-Sabah and his deputy Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, who were at his reception, for unlimited efforts made to upgrade efficiency of the KNG's staff through continued military exercises inside and outside the country.
His Highness the Amir went to say that His Highness Sheikh Salem and his deputy are working permanently to provide the apparatus with the latest military equipment and developed devices, wishing the State of Kuwait everlasting security, safety and prosperity.
KNG Undersecretary General Hashem Al-Rifae congratulated His Highness the Amir for Kuwait's membership in the UN Security Council (UNSC) for 2018-19.
He said His Highness the Amir's visit coincided with KNG's 50th anniversary, during which the military institution defended Kuwait and its citizens hand-in-hand with the defense and interior ministries, and fire department.
He said His Highness Sheikh Salem Al-Ali, His Highness Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad and Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad contributed to the development of KNG in military, security, administrative, technical, medical and sport domains.
Al-Rifae said the KNG, following its "Security First" motto, is following transparent methods to recruiting Kuwaiti nationals and protection of vital facilities nationwide particularly oil sites.
The KNG officials then displayed a film about the chemical defense and radioactive detection center.
His Highness the Amir was accompanied by His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Mubarak Al-Sabah, Minister of Amiri Diwan Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Sabah, Deputy Amiri Diwan Minister Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, Director of His Highness the Amir's office Ahmad Al-Fahad, Undersecretary of His Highness the Crown Prince's Diwan Sheikh Mubarak Faisal Al-Sabah, Head of Amiri Diwan Media and Culture Affairs Yusuf Al-Roumi, Sheikh Majed Al-Sabah, Sheikh Abdullah Nasser Al-Sabah, Sheikh Sabah Nasser Al-Sabah and Sheikh Fahad Nasser Al-Sabah.