KUWAIT: His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince Sheikh Mishal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah received on Monday Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who presented to His Highness new heads of diplomatic and consular missions abroad.

The new chief diplomats, presented by the foreign minister during the audience with His Highness the Deputy Amir and Crown Prince, were Sheikh Sabah Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, the State of Kuwait Ambassador to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and Sheikha Al-Zain Sabah Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah, the ambassador to the United States of America.

The assigned top envoys took the oath, marking their assumption of the new posts. The swearing-in ceremony was attended by the head of the Crown Prince Diwan Sheikh Ahmad Al-Abdullah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and senior state officials.

Sheikh Sabah Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah is a Kuwaiti diplomat and a businessman. He is a former undersecretary of the Amiri Diwan in Kuwait and member of the board of directors of Kuwait Projects Company (KIPCO). He speaks Arabic and English. He is the grandson of late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, who ruled Kuwait from 2006 to 2020. His is the son of Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Sheikha Hessah Sabah Al-Salem Al-Sabah.

Sheikha Al-Zain Al-Sabah Al-Nasser Al-Saud Al-Sabah was born in 1974. She is a film producer, journalist and former undersecretary of the ministry of state for youth affairs. Sheikha Al-Zain earned a BS in Journalism from Boston University’s Collection of Communication in 1996 as well as an MFA from the University of Southern California’s School of Cinematic Arts in 2003. From 2002 to 2013, she held the position of Chairperson and Managing Director of Eagle Vision media group.

In 2013, she assumed the position of Undersecretary of the Ministry of State for Youth Affairs in Kuwait, responsible for developing national policies that support innovation, civic participation, and entrepreneurship among Kuwaiti youth, and continued in her position until her resignation in 2018. Sheikha Al-Zain was most recently Chairperson and CEO of National Creative Industries Group. - KUNA and agencies