(MENAFN - Kuwait News Agency (KUNA)) AMMAN, Feb 19 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Ambassador to Jordan Hamad Al-Duaij underlined Monday the importance of charity work to Kuwait and to the development of humankind in societies in the region and around the world.
Al-Duaij told KUNA, on the sideline of celebration of placement of the cornerstone for 1.2 million Jordanian Dinars (USD 1.69 million) education and development complex in Hasban town, a contribution made by Kuwaiti charities, affirmed Kuwait's charitable efforts in the humanitarian field.
The ambassador noted Kuwait's official and private bodies contribute to creating societies that are capable of confronting challenges and difficulties, adding that such exerted efforts by official organizations and charities come as result of guidelines by His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, the Humanitarian leader.
The 7,000 square meters complex, west of Amman city, will be able to house more than 600 students, Al-Duaij said, accompanied by Jassem Al-Yaseen, founder of Ekhlaa' Training for Social Development Company, the Kuwaiti partner in the project, as they were putting the cornerstone for Fatema and Muneera Bazie School.
Al-Yaseen told KUNA that the school is one of the educational projects in Jordanian society, adding that the complex scheduled to be completed in 2019-20. (end) mbj.mb
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