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MoI reaffirms security of Churches

Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Sulaiman Al-Fahd receives representatives of churches in Kuwait yesterday. — KUNA
Interior Ministry Undersecretary Lt Gen Sulaiman Al-Fahd receives representatives of churches in Kuwait yesterday. — KUNA

KUWAIT: Ministry of Interior Undersecretary Lt Gen Sulaiman Al-Fahd yesterday reiterated keenness on the security and safety of Christians and their places of worship, thanking them for interacting with such efforts.

Fahd received representatives of churches in Kuwait as part of coordination meetings with religious bodies and sects in the country, the ministry’s security media department said in a statement. These are a part of efforts to enhance preventive measures and take security and precautionary steps, as well as exchanging views at a time that requires further caution and cooperation to support the ministry’s efforts.

During the meeting, Fahd conveyed greetings by Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Mohammad Al-Khaled Al-Hamad Al-Sabah to the representatives, and stressed eagerness that all people in Kuwait enjoy freedom of faith and of practicing religious rituals in stable conditions dominated by tolerance, love and peaceful coexistence, the statement added. Fahd congratulated the representatives on their feasts, expressing pleasure for the good and fruitful meeting.

For their part, the representatives of churches expressed appreciation of the efforts by the Interior Ministry to guarantee security and safety for all people in Kuwait. They underlined the fact that Kuwait “will always remain a land of tolerance and peaceful coexistence”, according to the statement. The meeting discussed some points that are likely to boost cooperation for further security and safety of all. – KUNA

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