KUWAIT CITY, Jan 30, (KUNA): Under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Indian Doctors Forum was held at Regency Hotel, late Friday. The event was opened by Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, on behalf of His Highness the Amir. In his opening remarks, Sheikh Ali Jarrah conveyed the greetings of His Highness the Amir and “good wishes to Indian Doctors Forum and to the Indian community at large.” He added that “historical ties between Kuwait and India have been based on strong friendship. Indian Doctors Forum has further strengthened the bond of friendship through the various community welfare and social activities.” “I congratulate members of the forum on their 12th year celebration,” he said.
“The contribution of the Indian doctors towards the establishment and development of the health care system in Kuwait is praise worthy.” “The services provided by the Indian nurses and technicians are also commendable,” he added. Sheikh Ali Jarrah pointed out that “Kuwait is expanding its infrastructure in health care and we look forward to more and more Indian health professionals joining us in the future.” Furthermore, Sheikh Ali Jarrah praised the annual health guide released by the forum and described it as “a treasure of knowledge aimed at educating and spreading health awareness among the public.” “Today it gives me great pleasure in releasing the 12th edition of IDF Health Guide titled “Emergency Medicine,” he announced.
He added “recently the Health Ministry launched a national lifesaving campaign purposed to boost public awareness about fi rst aid practices. I am sure that this guide will further assist in achieving that goal.” Meanwhile, President of the Indian Doctors Forum Dr. Vinod Grover expressed his appreciation to His Highness the Amir’s sponsorship and his support to Indian doctors and Indian community in general. On her part, Advisor at His Highness the Prime Minister’ Diwan Dr. Sheikha Rasha Al-Humoud Al-Sabah encouraged for more cooperation and exchange of expertise between the two countries in the fi eld of medicine. Indian Ambassador to Kuwait Sunil Jain lauded the “positive” role of the Indian Doctors Forum in boosting bilateral ties.