President of Sudan Omar Al Bashir met in Khartoum on Sunday with Kuwaiti Army Chief of General Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Al Khodher (photo) during his visit to Sudan, Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) reported.
During the meeting, they discussed the two countries’ military cooperation in the fields of training and exchange of expertise in addition to regional and international matters of mutual interest.
Kuwaiti Army Chief of General Staff met earlier in the day with Sudan’s Defense Minister General Awad Ahmed Ibn Auf, where they discussed boosting cooperation between the two countries’ armies.
Meanwhile, forty six Kuwaitis were graduated Sunday from Sudan Military College.
The graduation ceremony was attended by President Omar Al-Bashir, Sudanese Minister of Defense Lt. Gen. Awad Mohammad Ahmad Ibn-Auf, Kuwaiti Army Chief of Staff Lieutenant General Mohammad Al-Khodher, Kuwait’s Ambassador to Sudan Bassam Al-Qabandi and 200 of the student families.
During the ceremony, President Al-Bashir conferred Lt. Gen. Al-Khodher with the prestigious Order of the Two Niles in recognition of his contributions to the military domain and efforts to strengthen bilateral relations.
In a statement to KUNA on the sidelines of the event, Al-Khodher said he has conveyed to President Al-Bashir the greetings of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Deputy Prime Minister and Defense Minister Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
He expressed admiration of the Kuwaiti students’ distinguished performance.
Kuwait student Abdulrahman Ayyad Al-Azmi was ranked first and granted an order in recognition of his efforts and outstanding performance.