Kuwait PM calls for providing assistance, care for citizens abroad

KUWAIT His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah called Wednesday for providing all necessary care and assistance to Kuwaiti citizens abroad until their safe return home.

“We are facing a great responsibility and are managing a deep crisis, which required collaboration of efforts and to stay in contact with our citizens abroad,” His Highness the Prime Minister during a meeting with Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Sheikh Ahmad Nasser Mohammad Al-Sabah and Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah.

He was meeting with the top ministry officials and senior staff to discuss following up of affairs of Kuwaiti citizens abroad amidst rapid spread of coronavirus.

He hoped Kuwaiti diplomatic missions help facilitate return of Kuwaiti citizens to their home as soon as possible.

His Highness the Prime Minister said the country was managing the coronavirus crisis in line with instructions of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

He said Sheikh Dr. Ahmad briefed him about the emergency team within the ministry to coordinate efforts to reach out citizens in the five continents.

His Highness the Prime Minister then held a videoconference with Kuwait Ambassadors to Britain, Egypt, France and Italy to follow up on their efforts to provide health care for citizens until their return.

Source: Kuwait News Agency