Amir congratulates UN chief nominee Guterres
KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah has sent a congratulatory cable to former Portuguese prime minister Antonio Guterres on his nomination to be the next UN Secretary General. In his cable, His Highness the Amir wished Guterres success in continuing his predecessors’ efforts to fulfill world people’s aspirations for peace and security. He expressed hope that the UN would exert more effort to resolving humanitarian issues, promoting principles of justice and equality; in addition, to ending the suffering of those in distress anywhere in the world. His Highness the Amir emphasized that Kuwait would remain a staunch supporter and an effective member in the United Nations. His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad AlJaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah sent similar cables to Guterres.