NUKS 34th annual conference kicks off in US

Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) , Fri, Nov 24, 2017

ATLANTA, Nov 24 (KUNA) -- The 34th National Union of Kuwaiti Students (NUKS) USA conference, kicked off in Atlanta, Georgia on Thursday evening under the slogan (the spirit of cooperation for a unified Kuwait).

Kuwait's Ambassador to the United States, Sheikh Salem Al-Sabah, said in a speech at the conference, which was attended by about 5,000 students, that the NUKS conference is an extension of the Kuwaiti people's relations outside the homeland and a continuation of the historical practice of the people of Kuwait to follow the democratic approach.

The interest of the political leadership in students' performance and their academic and scientific achievement is one of the priorities that is always raised during meetings with all officials in the Kuwaiti leadership specially His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah and all government officials, Al-Sabah stressed.

Kuwait and in light of these accelerated events enjoy security and stability due to the wisely leadership of His Highness the Amir, which the world has a lot of appreciation and respect, and also due to his balanced position on many issues, he said.
Kuwaiti students are in this friendly country for nothing but to gain knowledge and experience to build our beloved country, Sheikh Salem said.

He called the students to be dedicated to their scientific achievements and to be the best ambassadors of our homeland abroad.
He also called the students to abide laws and regulations of their universities and take into account the good behaviors.
For his part, head of the Cultural Office in Los Angeles, California, Dr. Mohammed Al-Rashidi stressed the keenness of the Cultural Office to work diligently to employ all the possibilities available to facilitate the academic process of students and make all available ways to help them.

He also called the students to focus on the educational achievements in the first place and to be a proper representative to Kuwait in this friendly country.

Al-Rashidi stressed the importance of education and development in building a bright and productive future for Kuwait." Adding the best way to improve society is to develop the spirit of youth and equip them with knowledge.

The annual conference of the NUKS lasts for three days and includes many political, sports, humanitarian, economic events and other issues in the presence of a number of Kuwaiti parliamentarians and prominent figures. (end)