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Kuwaiti EgyptAir crash victim Al-Mutairi – a talented actor

KUWAIT: Abdul Mohsen Mohammed Jabber Suhail Al-Mutairi, the Kuwaiti who died in the EgyptAir plane crash on Thursday was an exceptionally talented theatre actor who had acted in several plays like the ‘Um Ali,’ a popular comedy. Al-Mutairi used to work for Kuwait Airways until he retired in 1986. In 2003, he got a PhD in accounting and joined Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA). He was also a professor in PAAET. According to his cousin, Hamad Al-Suhail, Al-Muttairi was in Paris where he took his wife for treatment but KIA asked him to go to Cairo to represent it in an economic conference to be held there. His cousin, Abdullah said that he called him up two days before the crash and informed that he would return to Kuwait via Cairo, where he intended to stay for a day to attend the conference.

When the Kuwait embassy in Paris learnt that a Kuwaiti citizen was on the board the crashed plane, First Deputy Prime Minister and Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Al-Khaled Al- Hamad Al-Sabah, and Deputy Foreign Minister Khaled Al-Jarallah instructed the embassy to verify the news, the embassy said in a statement. “Embassy’s officials contacted concerned officials in France.

Also there was coordination between the Kuwaiti and French Foreign Ministries and finally it was confirmed that the Kuwaiti national, Al -Mutairi was among passengers of the ill-fated plane, the statement added. The embassy contacted the family of Al- Mutairi in Paris and Ambassador Sami Al- Suleiman and a consular affairs official visited the family to express their condolences and sympathy. The Kuwait government followed up the matter and the embassy put its efforts at the services of the family. — KUNA and Al-Rai

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