1999 News Story

Prince Bandar expresses appreciation of Kuwaiti honor

Ambassador to the United States of America Prince Bandar Bin Sultan Bin Abdul Aziz left

Kuwait today after a private visit during which he was decorated with the State's highest

honor, the Order of Kuwait, First Class, in recognition of his efforts in defending the

interests of the State of Kuwait at Arab and international gatherings. Prior to his

departure, he expressed heartfelt thanks, appreciation and respect to Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh

Jaber Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah for the honor.  He praised the hospitality he had received during

his stay, saying he was touched by the great affection shown him by the Kuwaiti people, and

impressed by their cordial and close feelings towards Saudi Arabia.