KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, the Representative of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, on Tuesday, paid a visit to the US 43rd president, George W. Bush, handing him a written message from His Highness the Amir.
In the message, His Highness the Amir expressed deep sadness for demise of "the cordial friend, your father, His Excellency George Bush, the 41st president of the friendly United States of America."
His Highness the Amir noted in the message that he dispatched his personal envoy, Sheikh Nasser, to the funeral of his father, re-expressing his heartfelt condolences on his demise.
"We affirm that we have lost a dear friend .. particularly dear for the Kuwaiti people who will never forget him as a supporter of justice."
His Highness recalled the deceased ex-president's brave stance in support of Kuwait, namely his emphatic rejection of the flagrant Iraqi aggression and his leading role in forming the international coalition for the liberation of the State of Kuwait."
Also on Tuesday, His Highness Sheikh Nasser visited the Congress where he had final look at coffin of the deceased president. (end)