The Brazilian government was deeply saddened to learn of the death of His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Sabah, the Emir of the State of Kuwait, on September 29.
As Head of the State of Kuwait for almost 15 years, the Emir Sheikh Sabah consolidated a period of peace and prosperity for the Kuwaiti people. He also made a fundamental contribution to the pursuit of peace in the Middle East.
Cooperation and friendship ties between Brazil and Kuwait are being currently strengthened and offer new and good prospects for substantial progress for the benefit of the two peoples.
The Brazilian government extends its heartfelt condolences to the government and the royal family of Kuwait and stands in solidarity with the Kuwaiti people.