Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait after advanced place in Expo Milano "15 - official  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 08/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Undersecretary of Kuwait's Ministry of Information Salah Mansour Al-Mubaraki on Friday highlighted the importance of Expo Milano 2015 in shedding light on Kuwait role in addressing the major global challenges



"Kuwait contributes a lot to the efforts aiming to secure food and energy to the world population which is very relevant to the theme of the Expo," Al-Mubaraki, the Ministry's high commissioner to the event, told KUNA, referring to the theme of "Feeding the Planet - Energy for Life." "The State of Kuwait, out of keenness on securing an advanced position in the global event, signed yesterday a contract with the Swiss world-renowned Nussli Group on the construction of Kuwait pavilion at the Expo," he pointed out



"The higher commission, overseeing Kuwait participation, visited Milan for the second time to make sure of the arrangements for the global event, due to start in May, 2015," Al-Mubaraki noted



He voiced confidence that good planning and inter-agency collaboration will help achieve the desired results of Kuwait participation in the Expo



Meanwhile, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Electricity and Water Mohammad Bushehri said, in a similar statement to KUNA, that the Kuwaiti higher commission chose "challenging nature" as a label for Kuwait pavilion which is also relevant to the theme of the Expo and informed the organizing committee of that



"The label sums up the achievements made by Kuwait in her struggle against scarcity of fresh water and other natural resources," Bushehri, a member of the commission, said



"Kuwait strove for long years to overcome this problem through introducing the latest technologies in the field of seawater desalination. The country, once poor in water, managed to possess the largest strategic water reserve in the Middle East," he explained



Bushehri noted that the pavilion will showcase the various stages of that transformation, and the technologies and gigantic constructions in the field of water desalination



On his part, Dr. Mohammad Al-Rashed, member of the commission and executive director of water research center, said the pavilion will serve as Kuwait window on the world



"Visitors of the pavilion will be able to see the achievements made by various Kuwait departments in field of sustainable development, renewable energies, desalination of water and reducing overreliance on the oil resources, " he said



"The state departments joined forces in planning for our participation and will be represented at the event. Kuwait Institute for Scientific Research (KISR) will be represented by its water research center," Al-Rashed went on



The layout of the Kuwaiti pavilion will highlight Kuwait's civilized aspect while taking stock of the good location and big area of the pavilion, he noted, adding that the higher commission is following up the planning and designing of the pavilion carefully and constantly



Mejbel Abdulaziz Al-Ayyob, member of the commission and representative of Kuwait Foundation for Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), said KFAS works closely with other scientific institutions, notably Kuwait University, to bring to the limelight the scientific achievements and innovations made by Kuwait



On a similar note, Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Information Tareq Al-Mezrem said the second visit of the high commission was extensively covered by the Italian and foreign media



"The media interest in Kuwait pavilion reflects the success of the Ministry's strategy for delivering Kuwait's civilized message to the world," Al-Mezrem, deputy high commission to the Expo, added



Minister Plenipotentiary at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Sami Abdulaziz Al-Hamad said the success of the Kuwaiti delegation and the singing of the contract with Nussli Group are the fruit of strenuous efforts made by the high commission over the last two years since Kuwait decided to take part in the global event



"The decision is in keeping with the instructions of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah to strengthen Kuwait presence on the international arena notably the political, humanitarian and cultural levels," Al-Hamad added

Consul General in Milan and North Italy Abdulnasser Bukhadour commended the special location, spaciousness and label of the pavilion, expecting it to win an advanced position among the 140 competitors

He affirmed the Consulate's readiness to facilitate the participation of all Kuwaiti work teams, companies and visitors in collaboration with the concerned Italian agencies

 


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)




  MENA News Headlines
 Dec 17 2014 - Racers heat up engines for 2nd 'Kuwait mile' rallyArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY Dec 16 (KUNA): Kuwait is scheduled to witness on Friday and Saturday the second 'Kuwait mile' auto and motocross rally with participation of national champions and ...

 Dec 17 2014 - No need to change OPEC decision-Kuwait ministerArab Times
(MENAFN - Arab Times) KUWAIT CITY Dec 16 (AFP): Kuwait's oil minister said Tuesday that OPEC should stick by its decision to maintain production levels despite sliding prices as Brent crude breached ...

 Dec 17 2014 - Market volatility a major challenge to gas producers: Al-SadaGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) HE the Minister of Energy and Industry Dr Mohamed bin Saleh al-Sada on Tuesday said the major challenge facing gas producers was the "increasing volatility" of the energy market ...

 Dec 17 2014 - Profit booking leads Qatar shares to shrink 3.5%Gulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatar Stock Exchange was on Tuesday gripped by profit booking, especially in the telecom, real estate, consumer goods and transport stocks, leading to a 403 points fall in index ...

 Dec 17 2014 - Qatari family firms set to be key driver of GCC growth: ReportGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Qatari family firms are set to be the key driver of the GCC growth in 2015, says a new research report, which estimates that family firms outperform non-family firms by an ...

 Dec 17 2014 - Qatari women enjoy 'strong, growing presence' in businessGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) More Qatari women have proven their efficiency in dealing with big-ticket investment projects by permeating major fields in the country's business sector, Qatari Businesswomen ...

 Dec 17 2014 - FIFA rejects Garcia appeal over corruption reportGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) FIFA on Tuesday rejected an appeal by former US prosecutor Michael Garcia against the handling of his inquiry into alleged corruption around the Russian and Qatar bids for the ...

 Dec 17 2014 - Juventus, Napoli to arrive on Friday for Super Cup tieGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Juventus and Napoli teams are set to arrive in Doha on December 19 for their 2014 Italian Super Cup match, the Organising Committee announced yesterday.The committee also ...

 Dec 17 2014 - Super Cup Trophy continues journey to QF Recreation ServicesGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) The Italian Super Cup TIM trophy tour continued its journey to the Qatar Foundation Recreation Services to celebrate the Official Opening of the West Green Spine, a brand new ...

 Dec 17 2014 - Senna rides Al Atique to Qatar National Day Trophy victoryGulf Times
(MENAFN - Gulf Times) Julian Smart trained Al Atique (Amer-Somra) thwarted the late challenge of Vetlana De Faust and stable mate Aziz Al Shahania to win the QR 400,000 Qatar National Day Trophy, a ...

more...


 






Google

Click to Apply

 
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network

MENAFN News Market Data Countries Tools Section  
 

Middle East North Africa - Financial Network
Arabic MENAFN

Main News
News By Industry
News By Country

Islamic Finance News
Private Equity News

How-To Guides
Technology Section

Travel Section

Search News

Market Indices
Quotes & Charts

Global Indices
Arab Indices

Commodoties

Oil & Energy

Currencies Cross Rates
Currencies Updates
Currency Converter

USA Stocks
Arab Stocks
 

Algeria 
Bahrain 
Egypt 
Iraq
Jordan 
Kuwait 
Lebanon
Morocco 
Oman 
Palestine
Qatar 
Saudi Arabia 
Syria
Tunisia 
UAE 
Yemen

Weather
Economic Calendar
Financial Glossary


Financial Calculators

RSS Feeds [XML]

Corporate Monitor

Events

Real Estate
Submit Your Property

Arab Research
Buy a Research

Press Releases
Submit your PR

Join Newsletters


 
© 2014 menafn.com All Rights Reserved.  Terms of Service | Privacy Policy | Contact Us | Advertise | About MENAFN | Career Opportunities | Feedback | Help