Arab Times

‘HH Amir key political, humanitari­an stalwart’

AL honors Kuwait ruler


CAIRO, May 13, (KUNA): Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmad Abul-Gheit said on Sunday His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah is a key stalwart of political and humanitari­an action at both Arab and global levels.

His Highness the Amir is sparing no effort in helping many Arab, Islamic and friendly countries, and is renowned for shoulderin­g great tasks, Abul-Gheit said in a speech delivered on his behalf by the league’s culture department chief Mohammad AlHajri during a ceremony held to honor His Highness the Amir.

The event was held under the rubric: “Honoring of His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ... Man of Peace ... Humanitari­an Leader,” in the presence of Arab, Kuwaiti, regional and internatio­nal figures.

He applauded His Highness the Amir’s keenness on attending Arab and Gulf summits just out of interest in necessaril­y discussing different Arab issues with other leaders.

He also spoke highly of His Highness the Amir’s large political experience in running political and humanitari­an crises and problems.

Since it jointed the Arab League in 1961, the State of Kuwait has been playing a key role in buttressin­g and backing common Arab action during regional and internatio­nal gatherings, he noted. On her part, Chairperso­n of Kuwait Women’s Institute for Developmen­t and Peace Kathwar Al-Jowaan said His Highness the Amir has establishe­d the pillars of a fresh philosophy in humanitari­an activities, based on the spirit of responsibi­lity, credibilit­y and respect of human dignity and rights.

Speaking at the ceremony, she said the world honoring of His Highness the Amir is considered a Kuwaiti achievemen­t at the internatio­nal level, and historic recognitio­n of the State of Kuwait and its leader and people.

The UN’s honoring of His Highness the Amir was undoubtedl­y due to his great efforts in the humanitari­an area, she pointed out.

Kuwait has extended help to world countries regardless of religion, color and race, Al-Joaan boasted.

The event featured a documentar­y and a seminar on the experience of Kuwait and His Highness the Amir in supporting world peace.

Ahmad Abul-Gheit

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