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Country to remain ‘state of humanity’
KUWAIT CITY, Oct 17, (KUNA): Kuwait will continue to follow in line with the policies set by the late Amir His Highness Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to strengthen global partnerships, support mediation efforts and spread peace and tolerance around the world, the foreign minister said on Friday. Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al- Sabah sent letters of appreciation and gratitude to several senior United Nations officials and global counterparts after the General Assembly held a special session to eulogise the loss of the late ruler, read a ministry statement.
These included the UN’s General Assembly President and Secretary- General along with the foreign ministers of the UAE, Egypt, US, Indonesia, Cameroon, Uruguay, Latvia and Liechtenstein.
The Kuwaiti minister described the messages, delivered by these countries’ UN permanent representatives on behalf of their regional groups, as “most sincere, noble and greatly appreciated.” Kuwait is also committed to continuing its unabated cooperation with various UN agencies and building on the legacy of the deceased, he added.
President of Women’s Institute for Development and Peace (WIDP) lawyer Kawthar Al-Jouan on Friday affirmed that Kuwait will remain a state of humanity embodied in the achievements of His Highness the late Amir Sheikh Sabah.
This came in a speech delivered by Al-Jouan at the e-forum of the Arab Union for Sustainable Development and Environment (AUSDE) entitled “sustainable food to face hunger in the world” that was held on the occasion of the UN celebration of the World Food Day which falls on Oct 16.
Kuwait has caught the world’s attention, and this led to honoring the late Amir as a Humanitarian Leader and Kuwait as a Humanitarian Center’, she said. She expressed pride for Kuwait’s charitable record full of humanitarian initiatives and donor conferences for helping several vulnerable peoples. All people know Kuwait’s role played in helping the most vulnerable groups in several parts of the world to recover mainly from the crisis caused by the coronavirus (COVID-19