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Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled: Humanitarian and development areas top Kuwait-UN partnership
October 25, 2016, 8:42 am

Kuwait's First Deputy Premier and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah said Monday humanitarian and development areas featured high of the "active partnership" with the UN.

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled, in a speech marking the UN Day held at the UN House, said Kuwait was extremely pleased with its partnership with the UN which has been progressing for decades in different domains.

The humanitarian and development areas top this active partnership, said Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled at the ceremony held at His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah's building at the UN House.

"Kuwait believes in the importance of eradication of poverty and right of people to enjoy development and prosperity, as well as easing the humanitarian suffering of the ill-fated people," he added.

Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled recalled the UN honoring of His Highgness the Amir as a "Humanitarian Leader" and Kuwait as "Humanitarian Center."

The ceremony, called by UN Resident Coordinator Zineb Touimi-Benjelloun, was attended by Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Sheikh Salman Al-Sabah and Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah.

Source: KUNA

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