Kuwait Amir goes through medical checkups
His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah entered the hospital Saturday to carry out a number of medical checkups.
Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah revealed that His Highness the Amir was in good health, expressing his wishes of continued prosperity and wellbeing for Kuwait’s leader.
Kuwait’s 91-year-old ruler has been admitted to the hospital for a medical checkup, the oilrich nation’s state-run news agency reported on July 18. Sheikh Sabah was in ‘good health’, the KUNA news agency said, citing a statement from the country’s Diwan Minister.
Speaker of the National Assembly Marzouq Al-Ghanim has, meanwhile, assured the citizens that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad enjoys good health. Al-Ghanim on his Twitter account said ‘All is well’ and that “I just had the honor to have breakfast with my father, HH the Amir of the country – as is the practice on Thursdays – and I say to the good people of Kuwaiti who pray for the well-being of HH the Amir, be rest assured, our father is healthy and well.”
However, he also added, “His Highness the Amir was to undergo routine medical tests, and we ask the Almighty to protect him and keep him safe and called him an asset for the country.”