Kuwaiti FM receives call from UNRWA Commissioner-General


Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Dr. Ahmad Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Sabah received, Monday, a video call from the new Commissioner-General of the UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Near East (UNRWA) Philippe Lazzarini.

Sheikh Ahmad affirmed Kuwait's support for the agency's work and its lofty goals once again in light of what the world is going through as a result of the outbreak of the coronavirus pandemic.

For his part, Lazzarini hailed Kuwait's vital role in supporting the agency, expressing his deep appreciation, gratitude for the pioneering and distinguished humanitarian role played Kuwait in supporting the afflicted and affected peoples, and assuming a prominent position on the level of humanitarian work regionally and internationally led by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah.

Lazzarini also praised the continuous support provided by Kuwait to the agency's activities in general and to the brothers in Palestine and their just cause in particular.