Kuwaitis celebrate their National Day
ABU DHABI // Emiratis across the country rejoiced and expressed their best wishes to Kuwaitis celebrating their national day on Saturday.
President Sheikh Khalifa sent a cable to the emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmed Al Jaber Al Sabah, congratulating him on the occasion of his country’s anniversary.
Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid, Vice President and Ruler of Dubai, and Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, sent similar messages.
“The people of Kuwait are my people and my brothers,” the Vice President tweeted. “Their emir is my friend, my mentor and my brother, and both our peoples are related by kinship, descent and affinity. God bless us all and may he preserve the affinity and love between us.”
Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed, Crown Prince of Dubai, posted a photo of the Burj Khalifa lit up in the national colours of the Kuwaiti flag.
Updated: February 25, 2017 04:00 AM