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November 26, 2014 at 20:27

Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanim meets Pope Francis

Kuwait National Assembly Speaker Marzouk Al-Ghanim meets Pope Francis
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Kuwait's National Assembly Speaker Marzouk Al-Ghnaim met here on Wednesday with Pope Francis and Vatican Prime Minister Pietro Parolin.

Following the meeting, Al-Ghnaim stressed the significance of his visit to the Vatican, also as head of the Arab Inter-Parliamentary Union (AIPU) and the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) parliaments.

The visit acquires importance as it comes amid fears of terrorism "and reports by foreign media seeking to link terrorism to our true Islam," Al-Ghanim told KUNA, and Kuwait TV.

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