His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah on Wednesday, 13th January 2016, patronized and attended the golden jubilee celebration of Kuwait Red Crescent Society, hosted by Bayan Palace.
His Highness the Amir was greeted upon arrival at the ceremony venue by the KRCS Board Chairman, Dr. Hilal Al-Sayer, and the founding member and board member Saad Al-Nahed.
The ceremony was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, National Assembly Speaker Marzouq Ali Al-Ghanim, senior Sheikhs, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of the Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah, Deputy Premier and Minister of Defense Sheikh Khaled Al-Jarrah Al-Sabah and senior State officials.
Dr. Al-Sayer addressed the attendees, expressing deep gratitude to His Highness the Amir for sponsoring the event, noting His Highness' generous contributions to humanitarian and relief works.
Saad Al-Nahed, addressed a statement on behalf of the KRCS founders, Paying tribute to the founders who had contributed to the society founding with money and effort, he mentioned the late Abdulaziz Hamad Al-Saqer, Yousef Abdulazi Al-Flaij, Mohmmad Yousef Al-Nisef, Yousef Ibrahim Al-Ghanim, Abdulaziz Al-Shaya, Dr. Abdulrahman Al-Awadhi, Yousef Al-Hajji, in addition to others who had generously and diligently helped in launching the society.
The United Nations' crowning of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah with the highest award, the designation as the "Humanitarian Leader," and the naming of Kuwait as the "Humanitarian Center" are boastful accomplishments for Kuwait and its people, Al-Nahed said.