KU inaugurates Canadian stamps exhibition
Kuwait University's Dean of Students' Affairs opened the second Canadian stamps exhibition on Monday under the auspices of Kuwait's National Council for Culture, Arts and Letters (NCCAL) at Sheikh Jaber Abdullah Al-Jaber Theater in Al Shuwaikh.
In a statement on the sidelines of the inauguration, a Canadian embassy official extolled the university's hosting Canadian stamps exhibition, of the Canadian citizen Joseph Khoury, which showcases Canada's history. The official stressed that the exhibition is distinguished as it shows modern and old stamps, referring to some stamps on Superman and hockey game.
Meanwhile, KU's dean Students' Affairs Dr Ali Al-Nami in a similar statement stressed the importance of hosting the exhibition for the second year in a row as it sheds light on Canada's history through stamps. He added that the KU aims to cooperate with various bodies to showcase different cultures.
Khoury told reporters that the exhibition aims to disseminate Canadian culture in Kuwait as the stamps show his country's historic development and its influence by different cultures. He said the exhibition contains the first stamp of Canada dating back to 1851, noting that it has all stamps issued since that date until 2016. He expressed his gratitude to Kuwait University and NCCAL for sponsoring his exhibition. — KUNA