Govt looks to ‘up­root’ ex­trem­ist ide­olo­gies

Kuwait Times - - LOCAL - By Me­shaal Al-Enezi

Min­is­ter of Awqaf and Is­lamic Af­fairs, State Min­is­ter for Mu­nic­i­pal Af­fairs Mo­ham­mad Al-Jabri yes­ter­day headed a meet­ing of the higher com­mit­tee to boost cen­trism, af­ter which he high­lighted the role that the com­mit­tee plays to strengthen cen­trism and fight ex­treme ide­olo­gies. “How­ever, we are look­ing for more in­no­va­tion in the com­mit­tee work,” he said.

Al-Jabri called for con­sol­i­dat­ing ef­forts of all min­istries so that ter­ror­ist ide­olo­gies can be up­rooted in or­der to main­tain se­cu­rity and safety in Kuwait un­der the lead­er­ship of His High­ness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His High­ness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ah­mad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

Awqaf Min­istry Un­der­sec­re­tary Gen­eral of the Higher Com­mit­tee Farid Emadi said the com­mit­tee ap­proved the “Tah­seen” (en­hance­ment) project which is di­rected to­wards schools, uni­ver­si­ties, govern­ment and pri­vate in­sti­tu­tions in ad­di­tion to stu­dents in mil­i­tary schools and in­sti­tu­tions that be­long to the in­te­rior and de­fense min­istries through in­ten­sive work­shops.

In ad­di­tion to Emadi, other of­fi­cials who at­tended the meet­ing in­clude Di­rec­tor Gen­eral of In­ves­ti­ga­tions Direc­torate at the In­te­rior Min­istry Maj Gen Dr Fa­had Al-Dousary, As­sis­tant Un­der­sec­re­tary for In­for­ma­tion Plan­ning at the In­for­ma­tion Min­istry Mo­ham­mad Al-Awash, As­sis­tant Un­der­sec­re­tary for Ed­u­ca­tional Re­search at the Ed­u­ca­tion Min­istry Saud Al-Harby, As­sis­tant Un­der­sec­re­tary for Fi­nan­cial and Ad­min­is­tra­tive Af­fairs at the So­cial Af­fairs Min­istry Saad AlKhraz, As­sis­tant Un­der­sec­re­tary for Al­lied Ser­vices Sec­tor at the State Min­istry for Youth Af­fairs Yousuf Al-Yatama and head of the co­or­di­na­tion team with min­istries.

Mo­ham­mad Al-Jabri

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