Kuwait, pan-Arab cultural bodies eye closer cooperation

— Kuwait and a pan-Arab and Islamic cultural body are planning to bolster cooperation through joint endeavors planned for the near future, the two sides agreed after talks on Monday.

The talks between Kuwait’s National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) and the Arab League’s Educational, Cultural and Scientific Organization (ALESCO) reviewed some of the most “monumental” events in the local cultural scene, said NCAAL spokesman and deputy chief Dr. Essa Al-Ansari.

Acknowledging the achievements the Kuwaiti body has made over the years, ALESCO chief Dr. Salem Al-Malek said those accomplishments are a “source of pride” for all Gulf Arab citizens, citing the body’s increasingly significant role towards creating a vibrant cultural scene in Kuwait. Expecting relations to remain on an upward trajectory, he said the ALESCO delegation are in Kuwait to visit landmark cultural sites that the country has to offer

Source: Kuwait News Agency