HH Amir attends awards ceremony of
Kuwait Quran contest

His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah graced with his presence the awards ceremony of the 16th grand Quran recitation and memorization Contest at Bayan Palace early Wednesday, 14th November, 2012.

HH the Amir was received at the venue of the ceremony by Minister of Oil and Acting Minister of Awqaf and Islamic Affairs Hani Abudulaziz Hussein, Secretary General of Awqaf General Secretariat Abdulmohsen Al-Kharafi and members of the Quran contest standing committee.

HH the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, former House Speaker Jassem Al-Kharafi, HH Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah and HH the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah were also at the ceremony.

The event also saw the presence of First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior Sheikh Ahmad Al-Humoud Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, Deputy Minister of Amiri Diwan Affairs Sheikh Ali Jarrah Al-Sabah and a host of state officials.

Minister Hussein, in a speech, said that the contest has become a "religious and social event" throughout the years. He praised the role of the Ministry of Awqaf in being part of the country's comprehensive development plan.

At the end of the event, HH the Amir presented awards to the winners.

 

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