HIS HIGHNESS AMIR VISITS PRO-DISABLED SOCIETIES

 

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Thursday, July 10, 2014, paid a visit on the occasion of the advent of the Holy Month of Ramadan to the Kuwait Sports Club for the Deaf.

Accompanying His Highness were His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and Deputy Chief of the National Guards Sheikh Mishaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.

His Highness was received upon arrival by Minister of Information and Minister of state for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, Director General of the Public Authority for Youth and Sport Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and Chairman of the Club Ismael Karam.

His Highness the Amir praised the role of the Chairman and board members in serving the deaf.

On his part, Chairman Karam , during his speech, forwarded Ramadan greetings to His Highness the Amir and announced naming the under-construction girls' building in Faiha area after Sheikha Salwa Sabah Al-Ahmad.

His Highness then paid a visit to the Kuwait Disabled Sports Club, where Minister of Information and Minister of state for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Sabah Al-Salem Al-Humoud Al-Sabah, Director General of the Public Authority for Youth and Sport Sheikh Ahmad Mansour Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and Chairman of the Club Shafi Al-Hajri were at His Highness's reception.

Chairman Al-Hajri, in a welcoming speech, said that "Kuwaiti disabled sportsmen and women managed to win 65 medals in the 2013-2014 season, including the world record for wheelchair racing by Ahmad Niqa Al-Mutairi, as well as wheelchair basketball title in the West Asian Games."

His Highness then visited the Kuwait Blind Association. His Highness was received upon arrival by Minister of State for Housing Affairs and Acting Minister of social Affairs and Labor Yasser Hussein Abul and Chairman of the Association Fayez Lafi Al-Azmi.

Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, senior officials and sheikhs accompanied His Highness in the visits.

 

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