Kuwait hosts meet­ing on Awqaf cul­ture this week

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL -

KUWAIT: Kuwait wit­nesses later this week the 23rd Al-Awqaf Meet­ing, pa­tron­ized by His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, and aimed at pro­mot­ing the coun­try’s con­tri­bu­tions to Awqaf cul­ture.

The meet­ing, sched­uled on Tues­day and Wed­nes­day, con­trib­utes to bring­ing into light the State of Kuwait con­tri­bu­tions in the realm of Awqaf cul­ture and the im­pact on Is­lamic com­mu­ni­ties, said Mo­ham­mad Al-Jalahmah, the Sec­re­tary Gen­eral of Awqaf, at a news con­fer­ence on the planned event, held yes­ter­day.

The sched­uled meet­ing will be “within frame­work of dis­cussing the State of Kuwait role in Is­lamic cul­ture as it has been pro­claimed the Cap­i­tal of Is­lamic Cul­ture (2016),” Jalahmah said. It will com­prise a large num­ber of pub­lic au­thor­i­ties and NGOs and fo­cus on the State cul­tural projects, as part of the Is­lamic Awqaf in the Is­lamic World’s co­or­di­na­tion, un­der­taken by the sec­re­tariat, he ex­plained. The State of Kuwait, namely the Sec­re­tary Gen­eral pos­sesses the world’s largest in­for­ma­tion in­fra­struc­ture in Awqaf cul­ture, in­clud­ing all realms; le­gal, ad­min­is­tra­tive and en­tre­pre­neur­ial. Jalahmah added that the con­fer­ees would shed light on the sec­re­tariat’s role in serv­ing the Is­lamic na­tion and a side­line ex­hi­bi­tion will dis­play pub­li­ca­tions about these Kuwaiti ser­vices. Elab­o­rat­ing, the of­fi­cial in­di­cated that the par­tic­i­pants in the meet­ing will also dis­cuss some Awqaf is­sues in the vir­tual world.


KUWAIT: Sec­re­tary Gen­eral of Awqaf Mo­ham­mad Al-Jalahmah at­tends the news con­fer­ence.

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