Published: 2017-11-24 15:11
Last Updated: 2017-11-24 17:11
King Abdullah phoned on Thursday Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah, Emir of Kuwait, to check up on the Emir’s health after being admitted into the hospital for checkups recently.
King Abdullah wished the Emir a quick recovery and good health.
The 88-year-old Kuwaiti Emir was admitted to the hospital after contracting a cold for medical examinations, according to the Kuwaiti Emiri Diwan.
News of the Emir’s admittance into hospital followed the surprise visit of the brother of the Emir of Qatar, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani.
Sheikh Sabah is mediating to resolve the Gulf crisis after Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt severed ties with Qatar on June 5.