Foreign Minister: ‘Kuwait keen to help refugees worldwide, without prejudice’.
24 June 2022, 12:00 AM
31 July 2022, 12:00 AM
Under the patronage of Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah, The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) celebrated Monday the World Refugee Day under the slogan, “Whoever. Wherever. Whenever. Everyone has the right to seek safety.”
The representative of the sponsor of the ceremony, Assistant Foreign Minister for International Organizations Affairs, Counselor Abdulaziz Al- Jarallah, confirmed in a statement to reporters on the sidelines of the ceremony the permanent interest of the State of Kuwait and its political leadership to support refugees around the world without any discrimination.
Al-Jarallah said that the world needs to find radical solutions to the refugee crisis, who number about 100 million, through a sincere political will from the international community to solve the roots of confl icts and achieve the voluntary return of refugees to their homes.
He expressed his pride in the UN’s recognition of Kuwait as a global center for humanitarian action, in addition to naming the late Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ‘leader of humanitarian action’, stressing the continuation of Kuwait’s peace-oriented approach under the directives of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
For her part, UNHCR representative to the country, Nasreen Rabaian, praised, in a similar statement, the wise vision of the government of the State of Kuwait by rehabilitating the infrastructure of the international humanitarian partnership with the private and charitable sector. Rabaian said that Kuwait is an example of the UNHCR’s strategic partnership and a major supporter of it with assistance that covered the needs of more than 10 million refugees and displaced people around the world.