Kuwait parliament speaker in Moscow to represent His Highness the Amir at world cup inauguration

The State of Kuwait National Assembly Speaker, Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, arrived in the Russian capital on Thursday, representing His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at inauguration of the world cup tournament due to kick off shortly later today.

Speaker Al-Ghanim, accompanied by Minister of Commerce and Industry Khaled Al-Roudhan, was received upon arrival by the State of Kuwait Ambassador to Russia Abdulaziz Al-Adwani, Chairman of the Kuwaiti Football Association Sheikh Ahmad Al-Yousef Al-Sabah, representative of the Chechen president at the Russian presidency and staff members of the Kuwaiti Embassy.

The parliament speaker said on Wednesday that His Highness the Amir assigned him to represent him at the inauguration ceremony of the 2018 world cup after His Highness received an honorary invitation to attend the opening of the tournament in appreciation for his international status.

Source: Kuwait News Agency