Kuwait’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador Mansour AlOtaibi and Consul General in New York Hamad Al Hazeem held a reception to mark their country’s 58th National Day, the 28th Liberation Day as well as the 13th anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah AlAhmad AlJaber AlSabah’s ascension to power.
The ceremony held Wednesday at the headquarters of Kuwait’s Permanent Mission to the UN featured a large number of officials, ambassadors and diplomats from the UN, the UN Security Council, and Arab and Muslim countries as well as several dignitaries and Kuwaitis in New York.
Addressing the reception, Al Otaibi expressed his delight at this occasion, congratulating Kuwait and His Highness the Amir as well as the Kuwaiti government and people on these celebrations. He wished the country further progress and development.
Kuwait is working for the second year as a non-permanent member at UN Security Council as part of this effective body, he said. “This constitutes a challenge, but we are determined to face global issues taking into consideration our global commitment to peaceful solutions,” he added.
“We are committed to multilateralism, preventing conflicts and preventive diplomacy in order to resolve conflicts and crises peacefully.” He stressed that Kuwait will continue
cooperation with other UNSC member states to collectively ensure maintaining international peace and security as well as upgrade working methods of the Security Council.
Speaking to the Kuwait TV and KUNA, Al-Otaibi commended ties with the UN, describing them as “deeprooted”, referring to support provided to the UN activities in several domains. He affirmed that Kuwait is committed to the UN Charter and Principles as well as the implementation of the international legitimacy’s resolutions.