These relations have been strengthened on several occasions at the bilateral level and within framework of the march of the Gulf Cooperation Council. The leaders who placed the corner stone for this relationship that bounded the UAE and the sisterly State were the late president HH Sheikh Zayed Bin Sultan Al-Nahyan and the late Amir, Sheikh Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah in 1973.
This relationship depicts the deeply-rooted bonds between the two countries and their joint history. What added further weight to this relationship were the reciprocal visits by leaders of the two countries, such as the visit of HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed al-Nahyan, on 28/3/2005, after assuming power, where the visit have significant boost to these bilateral ties.
The political relations between the State of Kuwait and the UAE have noticeably improved, reflected in the mutual coordination at the regional and international quarters regarding issues of joint interest, bolstered further with reciprocal high-profile visits by officials of the two brotherly countries.
The signing of the treaty for establishment of the joint cooperation committee on 24/4/2006 in Kuwait City and the first meeting of the commission, held in Abu Dhabi on 3/1/2008, headed by Sheikh Abdullah Bin Zayed al-Nahyan, the UAE Foreign Minister, and the former Kuwaiti deputy prime minister and foreign minister, Sheikh Dr. Mohammad Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah, crowned the existing relations between the two countries.
The State of Kuwait has always occupied special status in view of the people of the UAE and HH Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, the President of the UAE, who devoted special concern for this relationship.