House foreign committee meets Kuwaiti ambassador

The Lower House Foreign Affairs Committee met Thursday, with the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Jordan, Aziz Al-Daihani.Speaking during the meeting, the committee’s head, MP Mirza Bolad, expressed Jordan’s pride in the “deep-rooted” Jordan-Kuwait relations at v…

The Lower House Foreign Affairs Committee met Thursday, with the Kuwaiti Ambassador to Jordan, Aziz Al-Daihani.

Speaking during the meeting, the committee's head, MP Mirza Bolad, expressed Jordan's pride in the "deep-rooted" Jordan-Kuwait relations at various official and popular levels under the two countries' leaderships.

The Jordanian-Kuwaiti relations are "historic," adding that Kuwait, the first in the Arab world and the second at the world level, in terms of investments in Jordan, at a value of $18 billion, according to Bolad.

Moreover, he noted there are about 4,500 Kuwaiti students who pursue their university degrees in Jordan, indicating that Jordanians in Kuwait are estimated at 62 thousand citizens.

The MP praised Kuwait's role in reconciling rift between Arab brethren, striving for the nation's unity and supporting its issues, foremost of which is the Palestinian cause.

The MP stressed that Jordan's stances towards Arab issues are always "clear," especially on the Palestinian issue, Amman's rejection of the "Deal of the Century," annexation of the Jordan Valley, and tampering with Islamic and Christian sanctities in Jerusalem.

For his part, the envoy affirmed Kuwait’s support, lauding the bilateral ties as "beyond distnguished" at all fields.

The diplomat pointed out that Kuwait supports Jordan's positions on various Arab issues, especially the Palestinian cause and the Hashemite custodianship over Islamic and Christian holy sites in Al-Quds Al-Sharif.

Source: Jordan News Agency