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Sheikha Fadiah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah welcomes Uzbekistan Ambassador
Sheikha Fadiah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah welcomes Uzbekistan Ambassador

Kuwait women’s union to join Asian forum in Uzbekistan city

KUWAIT: The Kuwait Union of Women’s Associations is set to partake in the Asian Women’s Forum due in Samarkand City, Uzbekistan, between May 13 and 14. After welcoming Uzbekistan Ambassador to Kuwait Ayoub Khan Younusof, the union’s chairwoman, Sheikha Fadiah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah, said in a press statement that participation in the forum came at the invitation of Uzbekistan’s Chief Senator Tanzila Narbayeva.

She elaborated that the gathering would explore women’s involvement in science, education, creative activities, digital technologies, and the fight against poverty by enabling women to join the global economy, entrepreneurship, leadership, and innovation. For his part, Uzbekistan Ambassador to Kuwait Ayoub Khan Younusof said he is so pleased to see bilateral relations remarkably growing in all domains. He added that this year coincides with Kuwaiti-Uzbekistani celebrations, marking 25 years since their diplomatic relations were forged.

Uzbekistan Ambassador honors Sheikha Fadiah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah.
Uzbekistan Ambassador honors Sheikha Fadiah Saad Al-Abdullah Al-Sabah.

On May 13–14 of this year, the Asian Women’s Forum will be held in the city of Samarkand on the topic “Regional approach to issues of economic, social, and political rights of women and empowerment.” The aim is to harness the creative potential of women leaders across the region and facilitate the exchange of experiences to enhance their involvement in government, society, and the economy. The forum is expected to welcome women parliamentarians, heads of government, representatives from government bodies and civil society institutions, businesswomen, political scientists, social activists, scientists, and representatives from various economic sectors.

Participants will hail from East Asia, Southeast Asia, South Asia, and Central Asia. They will discuss issues of women’s participation in science, education, and innovation, as well as the use of digital technologies, poverty reduction through women’s economic empowerment, involving them in entrepreneurship and innovation, and ensuring their leadership in the modern global economy. — KUNA

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