local1CAIRO: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah left Egypt Thursday afternoon after taking part in the new Suez Canal inauguration ceremony. His Highness the Amir headed to Mongolia in a private visit.

His Highness the Amir sent a cable to Egyptian President Abdelfatah Al-Sisi to congratulate him on the inauguration of the new Suez Canal. This great project, notched in a record time thanks to the contributions of the Egyptian people, is a source of pride for all Arabs, according to a readout of the cable. His Highness the Amir added that this historic achievement on large-scale regional and international praise since it will facilitate the international shipping movement through the waterway.

The project testifies to the ability of the Egyptian people to attain the desired development, contribute to the international trade and shipping, diversify the sources of national income, and assert the status of sisterly Egypt regionally and internationally, he went on.

His Highness the Amir expressed the best wishes to Egypt and thanked the Egyptian president on the hospitality offered to the Kuwaiti official delegation to the inauguration ceremony of the project. The delegation was led by His Highness the Amir. - KUNA