LONDON: HonoredKuwaiti veteran stage and TV actress Suad Abdullah addresses the audienceduring the ceremony. - KUNA

KUWAIT: HisHighness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sent a cable ofcongratulations yesterday to actress Suad Abdullah. Enclosed in the cable wereHis Highness's best wishes for the artist on being presented with the ArabWomen Foundation 2018 award during a ceremony held in London last Thursday.

The honoring came
for the veteran actress's significant contributions to enriching Arab arts and
drama through her colorful and distinctive career that spanned five decades.
His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His
Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and
National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Al-Ghanem sent similar cables to Abdullah.

The Arab Women
Foundation honored Abdullah for her significant contributions to enriching Arab
arts and drama through her long colorful and distinctive career that spanned
five decades. The Foundation presented the 2018 Arab Woman award for best
actress to Abdullah in a ceremony held in London last night to honor a number
of creative Arab women in various fields. The event was attended by Kuwaiti
Ambassador and Dean of Diplomatic Corps in London Khaled Al-Duwaisan and the
Mayor of London's representative.

The veteran
actress expressed her utmost joy of such privilege, which also included other
prominent Arab women, noting the Arab woman has become an important factor and
indispensable supplement in societies. She dedicated her award to all those
affiliated with the cultural and arts movement in Kuwait, expressing her
appreciation and gratitude to the event's curators for choosing her as one of
the best Arab actresses.

Abdullah expressed her pride in receiving such honoring in a country like
Britain, adding it will make her carry a tremendous responsibility on her
shoulders to preserve her long historic acting career, and present the best to
Arab audiences.

Ambassador Duwaisan expressed his pride to take part in honoring one of the
pillars of Arabic drama, indicating that Abdullah is not only a Kuwaiti
actress, of whom her country is proud, but also an Arab star who brought so
much creativities throughout her historic acting career. He also lauded all the
works the Kuwaiti actress had done during her acting years, indicating that she
is one of those actors who pick and play roles aimed to boost virtues and
valuable principles in societies. - KUNA