Kuwait FM Chairs Al-Sumait Prize Board Of Trustees Meeting| MENAFN.COM

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Kuwait FM Chairs Al-Sumait Prize Board Of Trustees Meeting


(MENAFN- Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) KUWAIT, Dec 5 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah presided over the eighth session of the Board of Trustees of the 2022 Al-Sumait Prize for African Development on Monday.
The meeting focused on the latest developments of the food security, the partnerships with aid agencies in Africa and the nominations of this year prizes in addition discussion of other agenda items.
The Prize, a humanitarian initiative by late Amir of Kuwait Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, was named after late Dr. Abdul-Rahman bin Hamood Al-Sumait - a well-known Kuwaiti philanthropist.
It is administered by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS) and a Board of Trustees chaired by Foreign Minister Sheikh Salem Abdullah Al-Jaber Al-Sabah.
Since November 2013, the Prize has been honoring individuals or institutions who made significant achievements in the three fields of action - food security, health and education in Africa.
The prize aims to encourage scientific projects, applied research, and innovative initiatives that have a significant impact on economic and social development in Africa. (end)
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