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Govt supports entities highlighting Kuwait’s achievements: Info minister

KUWAIT: Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri receives the Kuwait Journalists Association’s delegation. – KUNA

KUWAIT: The government will use all resources to help entities highlighting Kuwait’s achievements in the regional and global scenes, Minister of Information and Minister of State for Youth Affairs Mohammad Al-Jabri said yesterday. This statement came during the minister’s reception of a delegation representing Kuwait Journalists Association’s (KJA), which won a seat in the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Executive Committee elections back in June.

During the meeting, minister Jabri commended the association for their outstanding achievement back in June, expressing his unconditional support towards journalists and media personnel. The minister further pointed out His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s support to the freedom of expression mentioned in Kuwait’s Constitution, stressing that KJA’s achievement “is proof of the level of democracy and freedom of opinion and expression that Kuwait enjoys.”

Meanwhile, member of the IFJ executive committee and KJA member of the board Dhairan Aba Al-Khail thanked the minister for his support, commending the official on forwarding the IFJ’s basic announcement on media freedoms in the Arab world to the Arab Information Ministers meetings in Cairo. The KJA delegation included Chairperson of the Board Fatima Hussein, Secretary Adnan Al-Rashed, Treasurer Jassem Kamal, and board members Abd Al-Rahman Al-Alyan and Dhairan Aba Al-Khail. – KUNA

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