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KFAS Director General wins Qatari int'l energy award

(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Director General of Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) Dr. Adnan Shihab Ad-Deen on Tuesday won the Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy Award 2014 in recognition of his efforts in energy researches

Speaking to KUNA following the award-giving ceremony, he said his researches in energy aimed to serve not only Kuwait but the Gulf countries and all oil-exporting countries as well

"The researches focus on drawing up policies geared to make the best possible use of the energy resources and enhance the oil and gas technologies; they were presented to regional and global scientific forums," Dr. Shihab Ad-Deen said

He dedicated the award 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 as well as the government and people of Kuwait, saying: "I wouldn''''t be able to make these scientific achievements without their sponsoring and encouragement

"I''''ve had the honor to enjoy this sponsoring inside and outside the country through my selection to represent Kuwait at international organizations such as the UNESCO, the IAEA and lately the OPEC," he added

The foundation of Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah International Energy offers five annual awards for scientific achievements in the energy industry on the local and international levels
KFAS Director General wins Qatari int'l energy award