KUWAIT: The contributions of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah have boosted Kuwait’s international standing, said Minister of Commerce and Industry and State Minister for Services Khaled Al-Roudhan yesterday. In a press statement, Al-Roudhan congratulated His Highness the Amir on the fifth anniversary of naming him as “Leader of Humanitarian Action” and Kuwait as “Center of Humanitarian Action” by the United Nations.

These contributions put Kuwait on the map of humanitarian action through His Highness’s effort provided for humanitarian work, as Kuwait humanitarian assistance has reached all over the world, Al-Roudhan said. HH the Amir’s achievements extended to all parts of the world, earned him the title, “Leader of Humanitarian Action”, as it reflects the great role played by His Highness in the service of humanity and for pursuit of peace and stability in the world, he added.

Elsewhere, the Kuwaiti Ministry of Information has installed two booths depicting the fifth anniversary of the UN designation of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah as “Leader of Humanitarian Action” and Kuwait as “Center of Humanitarian Action.” The booths were placed at the airport terminal T-4 and the 360 mall, said Mesfer Al-Hayan, the director of the exhibitions at the ministry, in a statement yesterday. The ministry is also distributing publications about the humanitarian and development role on part of His Highness, has well as shedding a light on Kuwait’s role in offering aid to various parts of the world to help peoples afflicted with hunger, poverty and natural catastrophes.

In related news, Kuwait Red Crescent Society (KRCS) yesterday also heaped praise on HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, saying his name has become synonymous with philanthropy. The remarks were made by the Kuwaiti charity’s chairman Dr Hilal Al-Sayer come five years to the day where the United Nations honored His Highness the Amir, ultimately christening him a “Humanitarian Leader” in recognition of his immense contributions towards humanitarian causes.
He said HH the Amir has always espoused timely and effective aid for those less fortunate, citing Iraq, Yemen, Somalia, amongst other countries, as the beneficiaries of Kuwaiti aid. This year has been nothing short of remarkable for KRCS in terms of the scope of aid the charity has given, he highlighted, saying the Kuwaiti people are “proud of His Highness the Amir” for his determination to rid the world of human misery.

Officials praise Amir

Kuwait’s Minister of Information Mohammad Al-Jabri has stated that the 2014 UN honoring of HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah was well-deserved and a recognition of Kuwait’s great record of humanitarian activities. In a press statement issued Sunday of the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the UN honoring of His Highness the Amir, Al-Jabri, also minister of state for youth affairs, hailed the prevailing love and respect of His Highness the Amir across the world.

There is no global consensus on the love of a leader similar to that of HH the Amir who revived and still is promoting the common human values, he said. He described HH the Amir as a leader of initiatives and a man who guides the world towards the better future for humanity. “HH the Amir is a mirror through which everyone sees his\her human soul which hates oppression whatever its kind or cause,” he said. Minister Al-Jabri said that the UN honoring of His Highness the Amir was a source of pride for all Arabs and Muslims and a recognition of all positive sentiments towards humans who suffer anywhere.

HH the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s immense contributions towards humanitarian causes have placed Kuwait in the upper echelons of the international community, said an official on Sunday. Some five years after HH the Amir was christened “Humanitarian Leader” by the United Nations, the Governor of the Capital Governorate Sheikh Talal Al-Sabah said that “no words can adequately describe” his elation over the accolade.

HH the Amir’s UN moniker is well-deserved given how his prolific career was devoted to the betterment of humanity, the Kuwaiti official emphasized. The recognition HH the Amir has received from the biggest intergovernmental body in the world will forever stand the test of time, he added, describing it as the highlight of his career and something that all Kuwaitis should be proud of. He went on to wish the country continued prosperity and success under the watchful eye of His Highness the Amir. – KUNA