Kuwaiti students moved to safer places in US over Hurricane Matthew
The Ministry of Higher Education’s Cultural Office in Washington has moved many Kuwaiti students from various areas threatened by Hurricane Matthew, to safe places. Assistant Undersecretary of scholarships affairs at the Ministry of Higher Education for Fatma Al-Sannan told KUNA yesterday said that the Cultural Office in Washington had formed an emergency team, led by Asil Al-Awadhi, to contact the students and make sure they are all safe.
Al-Sannan urged other Kuwaiti students studying in the US to contact the team by phone or through the e-mail, so that they could be taken to safer places, in line with directives of the Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Dr Bader Al-Issa.
The Kuwaiti embassy on Tuesday asked nationals to take all precautionary measures to ensure their safety and heed the safety instructions issued by the local authorities after Matthew hit the southeastern coasts. The embassy urged Kuwaitis to report to it on any eventuality and contact in case of need via the following phone numbers: The emergency phone No. of the embassy: 001-202-2620758. The emergency phone No of the Culture Office: 001-202-364-2104. —KUNA