Kuwait Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah’s is all set to visit Egypt on Sunday and his two-day visit will further boost bilateral ties, according to Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah.

According to reports, Kuwait’s Ambassador to Egypt Mohammad Al-Thuwaikh welcomed the visit – scheduled for Sunday – saying that it came after a month of the visit carried out by Egyptian President Abdel-Fatah El-Sisi to Kuwait where he met with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

The Ambassador expressed confidence that Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak’s visit will help further reinvigorate Kuwaiti-Egyptian relations.

Ambassador Al-Thuwaikh affirmed the frequency of high-level state visits by top officials from both countries reflected the strong brotherly relations between Kuwait and Egypt.

The two nations shared a strong history especially during the 1967 and the 1973 wars against Israel when Kuwaiti and Egyptian troops stood side by side to defend Arab and Muslim integrity, said the Kuwaiti diplomat who also commended Egypt’s strong stance against Iraqi greed in Kuwaiti land especially during the August 2, 1990 invasion of Kuwait, Arab Times reported

The Egyptian Army also played an integral role in liberating Kuwait in 1991 from the Iraqi invasion, he said, affirming that both nations appreciated and valued their strategic partnership and mutual interest in developing relations.

During the visit, Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak is expected to meet with President El-Sisi and Prime Minister Moustafa Madbouly. He is scheduled to sign numerous accords and agreements.

In reaction to the upcoming visit, Egyptian strategists, economist, and academics welcomed the upcoming visit by Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak, saying that it will thrive bilateral relations.

The visit comes at a crucial time for the Arab world in which countries, such as Kuwait, Egypt and the rest of the Arab region, were in need of bolstering ties on all possible levels.

(With agency inputs)