KHARTOUM: The International University of Africa in Sudan honored former Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs of Kuwait Dr Muhammad Nasser Al-Hamdhan. This came during the opening ceremony of the meeting of the board of trustees of Africa University in its 26th session. Member of the Sovereignty Council, Minister of Higher Education and University Director Dr Al-Hadi Idris honored Dr Hamdhan in appreciation of his great contributions in supporting the university and education in Africa.

The representative of the celebrated ex-minister, his son, Mishaal Muhammad Nasser Al-Hamdhan, thanked the Sudanese government and IUA on behalf of his father, whose health condition prevented him from attending the honoring ceremony. In a statement to KUNA, Mishaal Al-Hamdhan said the honoring is an appreciation for his father's role in supporting the educational process at the International University of Africa, which has graduated thousands of students from the African and Asian continent. A number of Kuwaitis will participate in the meetings that will be held during the next two days to promote the university's mission to service education in Africa. - KUNA