(MENAFN - Arab Times) Kuwait city feb 1 (kuna): under the patronage of his highness the amir of kuwait sheikh sabah al-ahmad al-jaber al-sabah the kuwait-based indian doctors forum was held friday evening at the regency hotel.
his highness the amir assigned deputy minister of amiri diwan sheikh ali al-jarrah al-sabah to represent him at the event. in his speech during the forum sheikh ali al-jarrah conveyed his highness the amir's greetings and appreciation to the indian doctors forum and to the indian community at large. 'the historical ties between kuwait and india have been based on strong friendship. indian forum has further strengthened the bond' he added. sheikh ali al-jarrah congratulated the members of kuwait-based indian doctors forum on their 10th year celebration and the role in offering high-quality medical care services as well as help upgrade the health care system in kuwait.
he also commended the former indian ambassador to kuwait satish c. mehta for all his work and effort during his tenure in kuwait and welcomed the new indian ambassador to kuwait sunil jain. 'on this occasion i would like to congratulate the members of the forum for being bestowed with the prestigious 'bharatiya pravasi award' last year by the honorable president of india it gives me great pleasure to inagurate 'docfest 2014' and declare it open' sheikh ali al-jarrah noted. for his part dr amir ahmed president of indian doctors forum expressed gratitude for his highness the amir's sponsorship of the forum and support to indian doctors in kuwait. dr ahmed presented a memorial gift on this occasion to his highness the amir's representative sheikh ali al-jarrah.