Kuwait's Amir attends flag-hoisting ceremony – Anniversary celebration in Ahmadi
KUWAIT: His Highness the Kuwait's Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah sponsored and attended a flag-hoisting ceremony yesterday morning at Bayan Palace. The ceremony was attended by His Highness the Crown Prince Sheikh Nawaf Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, along with the United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon, senior sheikhs, the Deputy Chief of the National Guard Sheikh Meshaal Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah, His Highness Sheikh Nasser Al-Mohammad Al-Ahmad Al-Sabah, and His Highness the Prime Minister Sheikh Jaber Al-Mubarak Al-Hamad Al-Sabah.
Also present at the ceremony were Acting Parliament Speaker Mubarak Al-Khurainej, ministers, senior state advisors and officials, and senior Army, Police, and National Guard officers. His Highness was hailed upon arrival to the venue with cheers by the officers and fire department staff, and was met with a 21-Gun Salute. The Amir hoisted the flag after playing the National Anthem of the State of Kuwait.
Also Ahmadi Governorate launched yesterday its celebrations of the Seventh Anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah’s proclamation of power. In a big ceremony on this occasion, Governor of Al- Ahmadi Sheikh DrIbrahim Al-Duaij Al- Sabah hoisted the national flag on the Governorate’s premises.
During the ceremony, Sheikh Dr. Ibrahim congratulated HH the Amir on the 7th anniversary of his taking office, conveying to his highness congratulations in his name and residents of Ahmadi Governorate. Sheikh Ibrahim Al- Duaij wished HH the Amir long well-being to continue the development march for the Kuwait and its people. Al-Ahmadi celebrations coincides with His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al-Ahmad Al-Jaber Al-Sabah launch of the country’s celebrations of the national days in a ceremony attended by a large number of the state officials at Bayan Palace Tuesday.
The national days celebrations comprise the 52nd National Day of Kuwait Independence, the 22nd Liberation Day and the Seventh Anniversary of His Highness the Amir Sheikh Sabah Al- Ahmad Al-Jaber Al- Sabah’s assumption of the leadership of the country.