KUWAIT CITY, March 13, (KUNA): The National Youth Project “Kuwait is Proud,” concluded at a ceremony under patronage and with attendance of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Bayan Palace’s Liberation Hall Wednesday.
His Highness the Amir was welcomed and greeted by Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri and Amiri Diwan Advisor Dr Yousef Hamad Al-Ibrahim. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Acting Speaker of the National Assembly Essa Al- Kandari and senior state officials attended the ceremony.
The ceremony began with the National Anthem, Quran Recitation followed by a speech by His Highness the Amir, affirming that he was very proud to address the youth during the event, saying that their efforts will help elevate the country’s status. He commended the youth’s efforts to provide proposals and inputs to the leadership in the national project “Kuwait Listens”, affirming that he instructed the government to look into the concerns of the youth.
His Highness the Amir called on the youth to continue their approach in building the country through their unique efforts and creative energy, bearing in mind the necessity of carrying on with shouldering this responsibility through national unity and cooperation.
The great development in the domains of technology, science, and creativity led to the emergence of new economic activities, a development, which required an updated stance to encourage the spread of science and culture in Kuwaiti society.
His Highness the Amir took the chance to announce the “Kuwait Center for National Creativity,” an entity charged with supporting the youth creative outputs and transforming them into economic projects in line with Kuwait Vision 2035. He indicated that the Amiri Diwan will be responsible for assembling groups dedicated to the establishment of the center. During the ceremony, a film on “Kuwait Listens” was screened, as His Highness the Amir was handed the “National Youth Policy Document,” followed by prize distribution by His Highness the Amir to the 2019 Kuwait Youth Excellence and Creativity Award winners.