By Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: His Highness the Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah International Shooting Grand Prix will be launched today in the presence of His Highness the Amir representative, Farwaniya Governor Sheikh Mishal Jaber Al-Abdallah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah at Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Olympic Shooting Complex.
Secretary General of Kuwait and Arab Shooting Federations Obaid Munahi Al-Osaimi said in a statement that Chairman and Board Members of KSSC thank His Highness the Amir Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah for his unlimited support for Kuwait shooting sport and designating an annual Grand Prix that is now one of the most important tournaments on the ISSF agenda, adding that this support is one of the main reasons for Kuwait shooters outstanding results at all levels.
Al-Osaimi said the Grand Prix will have 200 shooters from 20 countries that arrived in Kuwait in order to win this coveted cup in the Skeet and Trap events for both men and women. He added that there will be a friendship championship between Kuwait and Japan Shooting Federations in cooperation with Kuwait Paralympics committee in celebration of 60 years of diplomatic relations between the two countries.