His Highness the Amir
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Mentor Arabia activities

Under the patronage of His Highnss the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Mentor Arabia hosted on Monday night a royal gala dinner with the attendance of Queen Silvia of Sweden, President of the Mentor Foundation...

Under the patronage of His Highnss the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Mentor Arabia hosted on Monday night a royal gala dinner with the attendance of Queen Silvia of Sweden, President of the Mentor Foundation.

Amiri Diwan Affairs Minister Sheikh Nasser Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah represented His Highness the Amir at the event.

The celebration was attended by Social Affairs and labor Minister Sheikh sabah Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah, head of the mission of honor escorting Queen Silvia of Sweden and Al-Ahmadi Governor Sheikh Ibrahim Al-Duaij Al-Sabah, Chairman of the Board of Trustees of Mentor Arabia, Prince Turki bin Talal bin Abdul-aziz from Saudi Arabia, and other members of the board.

Sheikh Nasser said if the foundation aspires to protect youth from the dangers of drugs, youth should be integrated and included in all efforts through proper training and preparation.

The society and family also play a great role in this regard, he said, adding that drug addicts should be treated as patients that have the right to reintegrate into society.

He lauded the roles assumed by Kuwaiti national bodies in battling addiction and substance abuse, commending the efforts of Mentor Foundation, its members, and affiliate bodies.

On her part, Queen Silvia of Sweden expressed utmost gratitude to Kuwait's leadership for supporting this event, as well as the foundation's activities.

The evening also saw an auction and its proceeds were to go to supporting the activities of Mentor Arabia.

Later on, Kuwait and Mentor Arabia signed an accord to boost cooperation and coordination in battling drugs. It was signed by Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled and Prince Turki.

There were also speeches by Chairman of Mentor Foundation's Boad of Trustees Dr. Olof Stenhammar and Mentor Arabia's board of trustees member Faisal Ali Al-Mutawwa who lauded His Highness the Amir's support.

 

 

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