Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwaiti leadership 'supports' women in all domains: official  Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 10/04/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) Chairperson of Women's Affairs Committee at the Cabinet Sheikha Latifa Fahad Al- Salem Al-Sabah affirmed Tuesday the political leadership of Kuwait has supported Kuwaiti women in all domains. Sheikha Latifa, addressing the opening session of a forum for women leaders in South America and Arab countries in Peru, said Arab women in general and Kuwaiti females in particular have succeeded in winning many rights in recent decades thus occupying many senior positions in the government and private sectors. Sheikha Latifa, who heads the delegations of Kuwait and Arab countries to the forum, praised the political leadership of Kuwait's firm support to women to enabling them contribute to decision-making. She said she was confident the forum in Peru, which featured participation of distinguished women from Arab and Latin American countries, would pave way for development of relations between the two regions



Sheikha Latifa said Arab and Latin American countries have many potentials, expertise and human resources that would contribute to honoring aspirations of peoples in the two sides. Peruvian Minister of Women and Social Development Maria Durand opened the forum earlier and called upon women leaders in Arab and Latin American countries to develop the historic relations between the two sides. Durand said more than 400 Arab and Latin American women leaders who were full of hopes to strengthen the role of women in the economic, cultural, scientific and political domains. For her part, Arab League Assistant Secretary General Dr. Faeqa Al-Saleh said Arab women have largely contributed to the development of health and educational services. She said the Arab League was adopting Arab causes for the sake of addressing them. Peruvian First Lady Nadine Alarcon called on the importance of gender equality in order to create an active partnership between men and women. She said she was confident the Peru forum would contribute to solving problems facing women in the Arab and Latin American countries

 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Mar 6 2015 - Iraq, ExxonMobil eye oil agreementsMENAFN
(MENAFN) Texas-based Exxon Mobil Corp is set to make a deal with Iraqi government to restructure oil agreements in such a way that Iraq will meet its near-term cash needs, Reuters reported.According ...

 Mar 6 2015 - Qatar, Luxembourg to sign financial cooperation dealMENAFN
(MENAFN) A financial delegation from Luxembourg is in Qatar in hopes of driving greater strategic cooperation between the two countries in the field of international finance, The Peninsula Qatar ...

 Mar 6 2015 - Egypt, Dubai's Arabtec to renegotiate terms for USD40b planMENAFN
(MENAFN) Arabtec's chairman is set to meet officials of Egypt's housing ministry to renegotiate terms of USD40 billion housing plan, Arabian Business reported.Egypt's housing minister is in talks ...

 Mar 6 2015 - MERS kills 10 more in Saudi, health campaign broadenedAFP
(MENAFN - AFP) The MERS virus has killed 10 more people in Saudi Arabia over the past week, pushing the death toll above 400, as health officials broaden their campaign to halt its spread. Saudi ...

 Mar 5 2015 - Saudi, South Korea consider trade expansionMENAFN
(MENAFN) South Korean President announced that Korea and Saudi must try to diversify commercial cooperation with an emphasis on nuclear energy, renewable energy, education and health care, Arab News ...

 Mar 5 2015 - Etisalat plans to invest USD1.08b in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Emirates Telecommunications Corporation, also known as etisalat, is planning to invest USD952.7 to USD1.08 billion this year on its infrastructure, fiber optic and 4G networks as well as to ...

 Mar 5 2015 - Qatar seeks 7 percent growth in 2015 despite oil plungeMENAFN
(MENAFN) Qatar's economy is expected to grow 7 percent in 2015, as it forges ahead with huge infrastructure investment despite the drop in oil prices, leading economist said.The figure compares with ...

 Mar 5 2015 - French Assystem acquires 75 percent in Saudi RadiconMENAFN
(MENAFN) Assystem completed the acquisition of 75 percent stake in the Saudi Radicon Gulf Consult (Radicon) to create a new engineering offer in the Saudi market nominated Assystem Radicon, Saudi ...

 Mar 5 2015 - Dutch Vopak to expand Fujairah oil storage capacity in 2015MENAFN
(MENAFN) Dutch Vopak is set to build five crude oil storage tanks with total capacity of 478,000 cubic meters at the port of Fujairah in the UAE, Reuters reported.Vopak is already in a partnership ...

 Mar 5 2015 - Saudi Kingdom Holding signs MoU with Korean Investment CorporationMENAFN
(MENAFN) Riyadh-based Kingdom Holding Company (KHC), signed an MoU with Korea Investment Corporation (KIC), Saudi Gazette reported.The MoU is set at producing more opportunities in private equity ...

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