Emir of Kuwait admitted to hospital

MENA

Published: 2017-11-22 11:05

Last Updated: 2017-11-22 11:05


Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah (Wikimedia Commons)
Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah (Wikimedia Commons)
Roya News Source

The Emir of Kuwait, Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, has been admitted to hospital for flu symptoms, the Kuwaiti Emiri Diwan reported.

The 88-year-old was admitted for medical examinations.

The news follows the surprise visit to Kuwait on Tuesday of the brother of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al Thani.

The Emir of Kuwait is mediating to resolve the Gulf crisis after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with Qatar on June 5.