The Minister of Information and
Minister of State for Youth Affairs Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud Al-Sabah received,in
his office yesterday, the President of the International Peace Institute (IPI) Terje Roed-Larsenduringhis
visit Kuwait invited by Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation, accompanied
by the Director of International Peace Institute Middle and North Africa Office
(IPI, MENA), NajeebFriji.
Sheikh Salman Al-Hamoud and the
IPI’s President discussed aspects of cooperation between the Ministry of
Information and the International Peace Institute in order to reach peace and
security especially under thecurrent circumstances in the Middle East.
The visiting delegation praised
Kuwait's role in the field of humanitarian actionin many areas
of the world and Kuwait’s naming “international humanitarian center”by the
Secretary-General of the United Nations as well as selecting the Amir, Sheikh
Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah “a humanitarian leader”.
It is worth mentioning that
Al-Babtain Cultural Foundation,with the participation of the Ministry of
Information,will partner with the International Peace Institute in several cultural
activities to promote peace, coexistence, openness to the other and renounce
all forms of violence and hatred.