KUWAIT: 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 have separately received the Prosecutor General Advisor Dherar Al-Asousi yesterday. During the receptions, Asousi presented the newly-appointed lawyers at the Public Prosecution, Advisor Mubarak Al-Rifai, Advisor Mohammad Rashed Al-Duaij and Advisor Rujaib Al-Rujaib.
Meanwhile, His Highness the Amir received Chairman of the Public Authority for Communications and Information Technology Salem Al-Uthaina, as the Wireless Mobile Data Company (WiMD) is getting ready to launch its free Wi-Fi service in Al-Mubarakiya traditional Market.
Uthaina was accompanied by representatives of WiMD: Abdulrahman Khaled Al-Ghunaim, Suad Abdulaziz Al-Babtain, Abdulaziz Ahmad Al-Ghnam, Ahmad Abdulaziz Al-Ghnam, Mishal Adel Al-Ibrahim, Heitham Abdulrahman Al-Ghunaim, and Sheikh Mubarak Fahad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah. The meeting was attended by Deputy Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali jarrah Al-Sabah.
First of its kind
After the meeting, Uthaina told the press that His Highness the Amir gave his blessing to this first of its kind cooperation between private and public sectors in the realm of Wi-Fi network technology. Al-Mubarakiya Market will be the first location to be provided with a free Wi-Fi service, other locations will follow, Al-Uthaina pointed out.
Chairman WiMD Mishal Adel Al-Ibrahim added meanwhile that the whole country will be provided with the same free Wi-Fi service, as a step towards eventually turning Kuwait to a smart country. The opening ceremony of this service will be in cooperation with Public Authority for Communications, Kuwait Municipality, and Al-Asma Governorate.
Wireless Mobile Data Company (WiMD) is a young and aspiring privately owned company (licensed sub-ISP) offering high speed wireless internet and data solutions to residential and corporate customers in Kuwait. WiMD wants to make broadband available everywhere, even on the road.
Also yesterday, His Highness the Amir met with Chairman of the International Islamic Charity Organization (IICO), and Amiri Diwan Advisor Dr Abdullah Al-Maatouq. The meeting came on the occasion of Maatouq’s win of the ‘Person of the Year 2016 for Social Responsibility’ award in recognition of his distinct efforts in supporting humanitarian projects and social responsibility. Separately, His Highness the Crown Prince received Director General of the Public Authority for Sport (PAS) Sheikh Ahmad Al-Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.
In other news, His Highness the Amir received a phone call from Acting President and Prime Minister of the Republic of Korea Hwang Kyo-ahn. During the phone conversation, they discussed bilateral relations between both friendly nations, several issues of mutual interest and the latest regional and international developments.
The Korean leader wished His Highness the Amir good health and wellbeing, and Kuwait everlasting progress and welfare. His Highness the Amir thanked Hwang Kyo-ahn for this communication that reflected close relations between both friendly nations, wishing him well-being and his country more development.
Separately, His Highness the Amir sent a cable of condolences yesterday to Germany’s current president Joachim Gauck over the death of former German President Roman Herzog. Two cables of similar sentiments were sent to the German president by His Highness the Crown Prince and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah. – KUNA
|This article was published on 10/01/2017|