Kuwait cultural office in Dubai initials ‘agreement’ with AUS
Kuwaiti envoy meets S. Korean official
Officials exchange the signed documents.
DUBAI, March 14, (KUNA): Kuwait’s cultural attache in Dubai signed Wednesday a cooperation agreement with American University of Sharjah (AUS) in the framework of exchanging student scholarships. Head of the Cultural Office at Kuwait’s consulate in Dubai Mordhi Obaid Ayash Al-Enezi signed the agreement with the representative of the AUS Biorin Sherfeh. After signing the agreement, Al-Enezi said in an exclusive interview with KUNA that this step came following continuous efforts made by Kuwait’s Ministry of Higher Education to open new horizons with Gulf universities especially in UAE.
He assured that UAE universities have a high-quality educational system with international standards, with which Kuwait is eager to cooperate. He expressed his thanks to the higher administration of AUS for its support to sign this agreement, wishing this cooperation to continue between the two brotherly countries.
He also thanked Kuwait’s Minister of Education and Higher Education and the ministry’s Undersecretary for their supports, which helped foreign cultural offices to succeed in their mission. On the other hand, Dr Al-Enezi said that Kuwait’s cultural office in Dubai will hold the annual ceremony to honor outstanding Kuwaiti students studying in the United Arab Emirates on March 21. There are about 1,000 Kuwaiti male and female students studying now at different universities of UAE.
Meanwhile, Kuwaiti Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Bader Al-Awadhi met Wednesday with Deputy Minister for political affairs Ambassador Yoon Soon Ku. Both parties discussed bilateral cooperation in the fields of diplomacy, economy, culture, and technology, Kuwait embassy said in a press release.
They focused on trying to open new horizons for cooperation that would strengthen the strategic partnership between the two countries, the embassy added. Ambassador Al-Awadhi noted that the Korean government is highly interested is enhancing its historical, political, and economical relations with the State of Kuwait.
“We can feel the respect and appreciation for the Kuwait leadership headed by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Kuwait’s role in maintaining international peace and security”, Ambassador Al-Awadhi said referring to its active role-played during its membership and leadership of the UN Security Council last February.
Kuwait and South Korea, which is an important economic and political partner, will celebrate their 40th anniversary of establishing diplomatic ties. Kuwait is currently witnessing a large-scale construction phase in cooperation with major Korean companies for the implementation of infrastructure projects in the residential areas and the oil sector. The value of projects implemented during the past five years amounted to $29 billion.