Quotes: MENA   Enter Symbol: NewsLetter: Search: advanced

Kuwait's 'major' role in Arab, int'l arenas wins praise   Join our daily free Newsletter

MENAFN - Arab Times - 25/03/2014
No. of Ratings : 0
Add to Mixx!



(MENAFN - Arab Times) A number of Arab media figures said here Monday that the Arab summit in Kuwait on Tuesday will be held under delicate and difficult conditions that require concerted efforts of the Arab leaders to be united to strengthen Arab solidarity and togetherness. In separate remarks to Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on the sidelines of the preparatory meetings for the 25th Arab Summit, the media figures said Arab states pin great hopes on the Kuwait Summit to develop a constructive and fast wayout of the crises taking into account the higher interests of the Arab peoples. Chief Editor of (Qatar Tribune) Hassan Al-Ansari said the Arab peoples are anticipating applicable decisions from the Arab Summit which is being held here for the first time in order to move towards a better political, security and economic future



He praised the central and balance role played by Kuwait headed by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah while presiding over the summit to strengthen Arab-Arab ties and develop them within the framework of joint Arab action. For his part, media adviser and representative of Egyptian (Dar Al-Hilal) press foundation Salah Tayel said that all Arabs were now focusing on the upcoming Kuwait summit which is being held amids very critical conditions. He added that Kuwait summit "bears more issues and concerns", compared with previous summits, saying that the timing of the summit is "an achievement by itself"



Tayel praised the positions of Kuwait in support of Arab causes and its strong ties with the Arab countries that are based on mutual respect and non-interference in their internal affairs, a matter that gives it a status allowing it to confront all the difficulties on one hand, and respect of other countries of its views on the other. For his part, Bilal Al-Sabah, a political researcher in South Africa, stressed the importance of the "pivotal" issues to be addressed by the Arab summit, most notably the Palestinian issue, the crisis in Syria in addition to the latest developments in Yemen and Libya. He expressed his confidence that the Kuwait summit would be able to address pressing issues chiefly the Syrian crisis and human tragedy, thanks to its central and balanced role. Meanwhile, two Kuwaiti academics Monday commended the "major" role of Kuwait, under leadership of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, in backing Arab causes in international conferences as well as boosting common Arab action. The academics, in separate statements to KUNA on the occasion of the 25th Arab Summit in Kuwait, said the high-level meeting was held amidst "exceptional and complicated" circumstances in the Arab countries, which required "honesty and transparency" when discussing inter-Arab relations. Kamal Ad-Deen Saleh, a professor of Political Sciences at Kuwait University (KU), said he was confident Kuwait's chairmanship of the summit would contribute to cementing Arab solidarity and unity




The Palestinian cause, the Syrian crisis and the development of the Arab League will be among key issues to be discussed by the Arab leaders, in addition to political, economic and security challenges in some Arab countries, he said. The complicated problems in the Arab region require rapid solutions, noted Saleh, while taking into consideration the improvement of security, stability and economic conditions of the Arab people



The Arab countries consider Kuwait as the "only" country in the Gulf that plays "an effective and influential" role to addressing disputes among the Gulf countries, said Saleh. Dr. Faisal Bu Sulaib, of Political Sciences Department at KU, said Kuwait was playing a leading regional role, citing the hosting of four major summits in less than a year. "Kuwait's foreign policy has returned to the period before the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait," he said. The fall of Saddam Hussein regime in 2003 and restoration of relations between Kuwait and Iraq "contributed to restoration of Kuwait's external relations with neighboring parties and the Arab countries in general," he said




 


Arab Times




  MENA News Headlines
 Sep 30 2016 - Italy's Eni confirms renewable energy deal with EgyptMENAFN
(MENAFN) Italian oil Eni agreed a common strategy with Egypt to construct renewable energy projects in the country.Moreover, the first project will be a solar plant in Sinai with output of 50 MW, ...

 Sep 30 2016 - Oman's budget deficit reaches USD10.83bn in H1MENAFN
(MENAFN) Oman's budget deficit increased and crossed the RO4bn mark for Jan-July period this year as government revenue continued to hurt by weak oil prices.Meanwhile, the deficit grew by 68 percent ...

 Sep 30 2016 - UAE hotels to cut costs by 20pctMENAFN
(MENAFN) Hotels in the UAE could cut their costs by more than 20 percent by reducing their energy and water consumption.Moreover, hotels with poor environmental policies consume three times more ...

 Sep 29 2016 - Kimberly process chair steps up momentum on Africa initiativeMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Zimbabwe was the next stop on his extensive tour of African States, to give Africa a Voice, for which the Kimberley Process was originally intended. In Harare, the KP Chair met with ...

 Sep 29 2016 - Global Virtual Reality Market 2016 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast To 2020MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Global Virtual Reality Market 2016 Share, Trend, Segmentation and Forecast To 2020 next five years in an average of 106% CAGR; by 2020 over 430 billion products will be sold, and 21 ...

 Sep 29 2016 - NY Gov. Cuomo's Justice Center a Corruption SchemeMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) NY Gov. Cuomo's Justice Center a Corruption Scheme Jonathan Carey "Champion for the Disabled" Born September 12,1993 Killed by caregivers on February 15,2007 The corruption is ...

 Sep 29 2016 - Solving the last jigsaws to minimize risks, optimize costs and accelerate commercialization at Biosimilars North AmericaMENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Solving the last jigsaws to minimize risks, optimize costs and accelerate commercialization at Biosimilars North America The 3rd annual Biosimilars North America by popular demand, ...

 Sep 29 2016 - Haptic Interface Market 2016 market Share, Current and Future Players, Analysis and Forecast to 2022.MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Haptic Interface Market 2016 market Share, Current and Future Players, Analysis and Forecast to 2022. Global Haptic Interface Market Information, by Components (Hardware, Software), ...

 Sep 29 2016 - Cold Forging Machine: Consumption, Demand, Sales, Competitor and Forecast 2016 2021MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Cold Forging Machine: Consumption, Demand, Sales, Competitor and Forecast 2016 – 2021 Cold Forging Machine Global Market 2016 Analysis and Forecast to 2021 PUNE, INDIA, September ...

 Sep 29 2016 - Global Wind Power Market Top Manufactures, Market Demands, Trends, Industry Growth Analysis & Forecast 2021MENAFN Press
(MENAFN Press) Global Wind Power Market Top Manufactures, Market Demands, Trends, Industry Growth Analysis & Forecast 2021 Global Wind Power Market Information Report by Application (Residential ...

more...


 





Google

 
 

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

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