Kuwait embassies celebrate nat’l days

Kuwait embassies in Cyprus, Australia, Cambodia and Switzerland have held receptions to celebrate Kuwait’s 57th National Day and 27th Liberation Day, as well as 12th anniversary of His Highness Amir’s assumption of office.

Kuwait Embassy in Cyprus’ reception was attended by Acting President Demetris Syllouris, Foreign Minister Ioannis Kasoulidis, Arab ambassadors, as well as politicians, religious figures, ranking officers and economists.

Kasoulidis, addressing the event, commended His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his role at regional and international levels, as well as mediations to solve conflicts.

He praised Kuwait for hosting a recent conference on reconstruction of Iraq.

“His Highness the Amir’s humanitarian endeavors were crowned with his Humanitarian Leader title bestowed by the UN,” he noted.

Kasoulidis said he visited Kuwait last year to celebrate 50th anniversary of launch of diplomatic between Kuwait and Cyprus, during which he met with His Highness the Amir.

Kuwait Ambassador to Cyprus Waleed Al-Kanderi said Kuwait and Cyprus enjoyed strong relationship.

He expressed appreciation to Cyprus support of Kuwait and its people during the Iraqi invasion and occupation of Kuwait in 1990-91.

Al-Kanderi also thanked the European country for supporting candidacy of Kuwait for UN Security Council’s membership. He said Kuwait supported all efforts to reach a settlement for the Cyprus issue based on relevant UN resolutions.

Kuwait embassy in Azerbaijan held a reception attended by Minister of Sport and Youth Azad Rahimov as a representative of the President.

Rahimov conveyed greetings of President Ilham Aliyev to His Highness the Amir, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and the Kuwaiti people on their national days.

Rahimov said Azerbaijan was keen on further cementing relations with Kuwait in different spheres, including political, economic, cultural and tourism.

Kuwait Ambassador in Baku Saud Al-Roumi addressed the reception and talked about development and prosperity in his country under leadership of His Highness the Amir.

Kuwait Charge d’Affaires to Cambodia Meteb Al-Osaimi also held a reception to celebrate his country’s national days.

He said Kuwait and Cambodia enjoyed excellent relations, which were initiated 24 years ago.

Al-Osaimi said Kuwait was keen on supporting the needy in the Kingdom of Cambodia through philanthropic and development projects.

A photo gallery was held to show Kuwait charitable projects in Cambodia.

Kuwait Ambassador to Switzerland Bader Al-Tunaib said Kuwait and Bern have many things in common which contributed to successful relations that spanned over half a century.

Al-Tunaib, in a reception marking Kuwait’s national days, said Kuwait was proud of his constitutional and parliamentary foundations, which were unique in the region.

He said the fact many state officials, judges and economists were attending the reception reflected “the deep friendship between Kuwait and Switzerland at the government and parliamentary level.” Swiss Assistant Undersecretary and Director of Middle East Affairs Ambassador Wolfgang Amadeus commended the important role Kuwait was playing in the UN Security Council, as well as its generous humanitarian contributions to the people in need around the world.

Source: Kuwait News Agency