Kuwait hosts meeting on Awqaf culture this week
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.