Kuwait FM congratulates UN food agency on Nobel Prize

Kuwait?’s Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Sabah on Thursday congratulated the UN?’s World Food Programme (WFP) on winning the Nobel Peace Prize for its efforts to lift millions of people worldwide out of penury.

The prestigious award comes in recognition of the UN body?’s commitment to fight an upsurge in global hunger, the Kuwaiti minister told the organization?’s executive director David Beasley in a phone call.

In return, the WFP official appreciated the warm sentiments, saying that Kuwait deserves equal praise for its contributions towards humanitarian endeavors as well, pointing out that relations between both sides continue to flourish.

Source: Kuwait News Agency