Kuwait team reviews work at knowledge center in Palestine
A delegation from the Kuwait Society for Students’ Support, headed by Chairman Talal Al-Arab, visited Palestine to inspect reconstruction works at Soair school and open the Kuwait Center for Knowledge and Technology. Obesity cure
Speaking at a lecture about the latest in obesity treatments, digestive diseases and gastrointestinal endoscopy consultant Dr Fahd Al-Ibrahim said Kuwait is ranked the highest amongst Arab countries in obesity rates. Ibrahim also announced a new technique involving the use of a special pump that removes onethird of the food consumed and prevents the body from absorbing it, as a means to lose weight. Project for retirees
Founder and chairman of the national project for retirees Dr Salah Al-Abdul Jader announced organizing Kuwait’s first competition for the best retiree project. He said that the competition aims at making use of retirees’ expertise and skills. Abdul Jader added that valuable prizes have been set for the top 10 winners. He also noted that the project would organize a touristic trip for 50 retirees to Turkey in the period of Oct 20-29. ILO official
Acting director of the manpower authority Abdullah Al-Motoutah received ILO’s regional advisor Hans van de Glind and his accompanying delegation. Both sides discussed labor-related issues and Kuwait’s efforts to improve the working and living environment of expat laborers. Charity center
Sheikha Awrad Jaber Al-Ahmad announced that the children of the late Amir Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad have donated KD 1 million to complete the first phase of the Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Charity Center in Canada. Sheikh Abdullah AlNouri Charity Chairman Jamal Al-Nouri said that the media is a strategic partner in promoting charity work and highlighting the efforts exerted by various Kuwaiti charity organizations.