KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent a cable of condolences to Egyptian President Abdulfattah Al-Sisi on a deadly fire that happened at a medical unit for treating COVID-19 cases in Cairo. His Highness the Amir prayed for the souls of the deceased, wished the injured recovery and wellbeing and their families strength and patience. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable of identical content to President Al-Sisi.
His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah also addressed Sisi with a similar cable. Meanwhile, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanem sent a similar cable to his Egyptian counterpart Dr Ali Abdulal. It was reported in Cairo that the blaze killed seven patients and injured five people. The fire had erupted at a hospital in Obour district on northern outskirts of the Egyptian capital.
In other news, His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received at Seif Palace yesterday His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. His Highness the Amir also received National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
His Highness the Amir later received Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali Al-Sabah, and Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh. In the meantime, His Highness the Crown Prince received Ghanem, His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, Sheikh Hamad Jaber Al-Ali and Saleh at Seif Palace.