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MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) - 29/06/2014
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(MENAFN - #Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) Kuwait's Journey of Hope sailed off the Port of Algiers on Saturday, heading to #Morocco as part of its worldwide tour to express solidarity with people with mental disabilitie



The crew was seen off Kuwaiti Ambassador to #Algeria Saud Al-Doweesh, who told KUNA that the Journey is nothing but a "kind and humanitarian gesture under the patronage of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah." He added that the Journey "is a clear message from Kuwaitis to the whole world regarding the disabled's potentials and the Kuwaiti government's utmost care for this segment in society." The "Journey of Hope" boat's 22-stop overeas tour aims at showing the world Kuwait's special experience in caring for the mentally-disable




The Journey heads to Washington D.C. and will return back in a 210-day-long expedition. It will stop in 19 countries and 22 ports of cal



Over 22 celebratory events are held at intervals in all ports en route with a view to unifying people of all cultures and religions towards a collective effort to care for and benefit those with intellectual disability everywher



The 88-foot boat carrying the 16 crew members was entirely made by Kuwaiti craftsmen, and the crew includes nine navigation officers from the Kuwaiti Ministry of Defense
 
 


Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)




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