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Pres. Abbas grants Al-Babtain Palestine Order of Merit

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas granted here on Thursday the Palestine Order of Merit for culture, sciences and arts to Kuwaiti poet and literary man Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain, President of the Foundation of Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain's Prize for Poetic Creativity



The order of merit is an appreciation to Al-Babtain's fine poetic creativities, as well as his initiatives which contributed in enrichment of the Arabic culture and his philanthropic contributions to Palestine, his support of the Palestinian people and their case, President Abbas stated to KUNA

The Palestinian people will not forget what the Amir and people of Kuwait provided to them, he indicated, expressing Palestinian people's pride of Kuwait



For his part, Al-Babtain expressed his pride for receiving the Palestine order of merit and dedicated it to His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah and His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah who hosted the Palestinian Liberation Organization (PLO) since its establishment in Kuwait during the 1960s



In addition, Al-Babtain lauded President Abbas' role and cooperation with the Foundation of Abdulaziz Saud Al-Babtain's Prize for Poetic Creativity, affirming at the same time that supporting the Palestinian people and cause will always remain Kuwait's duty and loyalty to the Palestinian case

The decoration ceremony was attended by Kuwaiti Ambassador to Jordan Dr. Hamad Al-Duaij, Spokesman for the Palestinian Presidency Nabil Abu Radina, and Palestinian Ambassador to Jordan Attallah Khairi
Pres. Abbas grants Al-Babtain Palestine Order of Merit

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