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Indian flags at half mast to mourn Amir of Kuwait; envoy Sibi George calls him India`s great friend


New Delhi: In a gesture signifying conclude India-Kuwait ties, the Indian flag became once at half-mast in the country and at the total Indian missions all over the enviornment on Sunday to pay homage to the departed Amir of Kuwait, Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. 

The Amir died closing week on September 29 and had served as the foreign places minister of the country for over forty years and Amir for over fourteen years.

India’s envoy to Kuwait, Sibi George known as him a gargantuan buddy and effectively-wisher for India, he said, “He contributed immensely in building our bilateral partnership. He visited India just a few cases including his memorable Direct talk to.”

“As Amir, he welcomed just a few a complete bunch of hundreds of Indian to Kuwait. We esteem his special liking for Indians and the special care he took for Indians here,” he said.

Over a million Indians live in Kuwait, making them the ideally suited expatriate neighborhood in the West Asian country.

The envoy said, “Alongside with his passing away, the Indian Neighborhood in Kuwait has additionally lost a benevolent leader who showered special care and affection on them. Indians as we articulate time are loved and revered on this country.”

The Indian flag became once at half-mast at the Indian mission in Kuwait, with Indian diplomats and officials marking two minutes of silence in his honour at 11 am (local time).

The Indian President and Prime Minister had additionally sent condolence messages on the loss of life of Kuwaiti leader.

PM Modi in his message had said, “His highness played a number one role in strengthening our bilateral family, and constantly took special care of the Indian neighborhood in Kuwait”. 

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar had visited the Kuwaiti Embassy in New Delhi to signal the condolence book.

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