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Ceremony honors martyrs, marks national holidays

KUWAIT: Jawad Al-Matrouk, head of the Dawaween Union and writer and researcher Abdullah Boweir organized a ceremony in honor of the martyrs who sacrificed their lives during the 1990 Iraqi invasion. The event, held on Feb 27 on occasion of Kuwait’s National and Liberation Days, was attended by ambassadors and representatives of a number of countries.

“We are happy to attend along with ambassadors and high officials at this ceremony in honor of our martyrs and in celebration of the publishing of our book titled, “The History of Kuwait and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Jaber,” said Boweir at the event held in Bidaa area.

South Sudan’s envoy Joseph Dut Kuoi congratulated Kuwait on the occasion. “South Sudan and Kuwait have been having long, tight … relationships, so we are happy to celebrate the National Day of our sister country. We wish the people and the government of Kuwait prosperity and stability.”

KUWAIT: Attendees pose for a picture at an event celebrating the national holidays and honoring Kuwait’s martyrs.

Lebanon’s Charge d’Affairs Ahmad Arafah was also in attendance. “As Lebanese people, we feel we are part of these celebrations. There’s a long history between the two people and a strong friendship. Kuwait’s continued efforts to help Lebanon, as well as the Lebanese stance during the invasion will not be forgotten.”

Kenyan Ambassador to Kuwait Halima Mohamud shared her greetings, as well. “I would like to take this opportunity to congratulate the government and the people of Kuwait. I want to also congratulate HH the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Crown Prince and the Prime Minister and government of Kuwait for the National Day and Liberation Day.”


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