FM receives credentials of Malawi’s new envoy
First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah yesterday received the credentials of Malawi’s new ambassador to Kuwait Wilfred Ali. During the audience, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled wished Malawi’s new ambassador best of luck, hoping that bilateral relations would be further promoted and developed. Several senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs were present in the audience.
Meanwhile, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled met the visiting African Union (AU) Commissioner for Peace and Security Ismail Chergui and his accompanying delegation. The meeting was attended by several senior officials of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Also yesterday, Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled met with Director General of Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) Dr Adnan Shihab Al-Deen, where they discussed “Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Award.” Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Sumait Award was announced during the third African Arab Summit that was hosted in Kuwait in 2013. The award aims at encouraging scientific research in the African continent in the fields of health, education and food safety.
The meeting tackled preparations to host the first meeting of the Award’s Board of Trustees on December 7, which will be chaired by the Foreign Minister. The first meeting will see nominations of the Award’s Board of Trustees; many Arab and international figures are eager to fill those positions, the KISR’s chief said. —KUNA