HH Amir graces Teachers' Day ceremony;
honors devoted teachers


His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah graced a ceremony held Wednesday April 17, 2013, to mark Teachers Day and honor a host of devoted teachers for the scholastic year 2011-2012, at the Basic Education College in Al-Shamiya.

His Highness was warmly greeted upon arrival by Minister of Education and Minister of Higher Education Nayef Al-Hajraf and members of the organizing committee.

The ceremony was also attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Ali Fahad Al-Rashed, former National Assembly speaker Jassem Al-Kharafi, senior Sheikhs, Deputy Chief of National Guard Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Ahmad Al-Humoud Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs and a number of senior state officials.

The official ceremony began with the performance of the national anthem and then a recitation of the Holy Quran.

The Education Minister Al-Hajraf addressed the audience on the occasion, and another speech followed on behalf of the honored teachers read out by Headmaster of Al-Farwaniya Secondary School for Girls Seham Hamad Al-Sehel.

A group of students performed an operetta themed "Kuwait Capital of Teachers".

After the speeches, HH the Amir honored outstanding teachers and distinguished schools.

HH the Amir left the venue after receiving a memorial gift from the ceremony organizers on the occasion.


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