(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) NEW YORK, Nov 22 (KUNA) -- Kuwait announced that His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah ordered the donation of USD one million to be delivered to victims of Hurricanes Irma and Maria, which hit the Caribbean Sea region back in September.
This announcement was delivered by Kuwait's Permanent Delegate to the UN Headquarters in New York Ambassador Mansour Al-Otaibi to the donor's conference for the reconstruction states within the Caribbean Sea region.
Ambassador Al-Otaibi said that Kuwait was always eager to provide a helping hand to those affected by natural disasters worldwide, affirming that the donation was handed in directly to the hurricanes-devastated countries as a result of the conference.
The Kuwaiti diplomat conveyed his country's sincere wishes of recovery for those inflicted by the disasters, adding that such circumstances required world countries to band together for the sake of those affected by the hurricanes. (end) asf.gta